All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

This Red Eft is the "teenage" stage of an Eastern Red-spotted Newt. The bright colors are a warning to predators. Most amphibians have poisonous skin. I found this one at Frozen Head State Park in early May. The Smoky Mountains are the "Salamander Capi...
This Red Eft is the "teenage" stage of an Eastern Red-spotted Newt. The bright colors are a warning to predators. Most amphibians have poisonous skin. I found this one at Frozen Head State Park in early May. The Smoky Mountains are the "Salamander Capital of the World" with more species than any other place.

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