During our filed studies in Chantry Flats I was able to spot and observes a California Newt I believe. It is classified in the "Animalia Kingdom". It is in the "Amphibia" class as well. The California newt is apart of the "Salamandridae" family.The order is falls under is the "Caudata". And is also known as the "Taricha torosa".
Found swimming in the water! Contains tetrodotoxin do not eat.
Found near Bear Canyon
The California newt or orange-bellied newt, with scientific name Taricha torosa, is a newt species endemic to California, in the Western United States.