found by Barne's Creek. easily caught. slow moving. not slimy. easily handled and friendly. supposedly poisonous if ingested, causing numbing effects.
This little guy was sitting near the stream along Barnes Creek.
Male and female Rough-skinned newts in amplexus.
Taricha granulosa- Rough-skinned Newt
The rough-skinned newt (Taricha granulosa) is a North American newt known for its strong poison.