Roughskin Newt

Taricha granulosa

Photographer: G. Price

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On the path back from Green Peak Falls I nearly stepped on
this well-camouflaged newt. The encounter with the newt
gives meaning to the saying 'watch your step'.

Habitat: lakes, ponds, wet woodlands, open valleys

URL: http://oregonwaterfalls.net/camo.htm