Eastern (or "red-spotted") newt Notophthalmus viridescens juvenile in red eft stage
Contributor:Martin Shields / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:3525 x 5266 px | 29.8 x 44.6 cm | 11.8 x 17.6 inches | 300dpi
The red eft is brightly colored with orange-red. The bright coloration colouration is a warning to predators that the newt secretes a toxic chemical from its skin. This is known as aposematic coloration