The red eft can be found in woodland habitats throughout eastern North America. The salamander hatches and reproduces in water but spends the juvenile stage of its life on land, where its bright orange or red coloring warns predators of its unpalatable taste.

Red Eft

The red eft can be found in woodland habitats throughout eastern North America. The salamander hatches and reproduces in water but spends the juvenile stage of its life on land, where its bright orange or red coloring warns predators of its unpalatable taste.
Photograph by George Grall

Amphibian Pictures

See photos of salamanders, newts, and mudpuppies (including the crocodile skink, red eft, Taliang knobby newt, and more) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

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