Eastern red-spotted newt in the forest on Hawk Mountain - The Eastern newt aka red spotted newt / orange newt / Notophthalmus viridescens - walking on wet leaves in a rainy forest. It's bright orange color is indicative of red eft and aposematic coloration and a warning that it secrets a poison from its skin. Hawk Mountain is a mountain ridge, part of the Blue Mountain Ridge in the Appalachian Mountain chain, located in central-eastern Pennsylvania near Reading and Allentown.
Don Mennig / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: PTDKAB
Location: Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, PA, USA