By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 1, 2012 - 1:17 pm giant leap for newtkind. Photographer Christopher Mooney took this shot of a red-spotted newt, called an "eft" while it is in the bright red, land-dwelling juvenile phase of its life, on a country road in Bovina Center on April 21. Most amphibians... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2010 - 6:07 pm
Flickr user mountaintrekker2001 came across this handsome eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) on a recent hike in the Mohonk Preserve. Within a few years, if it's lucky enough to survive, this bright juvenile -- called a "red eft" -- will find a nice... Read more
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