Newts and Salamanders

Newts in the hills where we hike, occasional salamanders in the backyard during the wet season. Hooray for amphibians! It's especially fun to try to catch them when they're young, since that's much rarer.

"Arboreal" Salamander in the backyard

Baby spotted salamanders in the backyard

California newt larvae (with gills!) at Sanborn County Park, July 2011

Another California newt larva at Sanborn County Park, August 2011

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