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Coast Range Newt (Taricha torosa)

Coast range newt (Taricha torosa)

The Coastal Range newt (Taricha torosa torosa) is a subspecies of the California Newt. It is native to the coast, California Coast Ranges, and western Transverse and Peninsular Ranges, from Mendocino County south to San Diego County.

Source: Wikipedia