My birding has been limited lately, and walks in heavy cover under cloudy skies don’t produce many photo opportunities, but there is always something to see.
Final Score: Beaver: 1 Protective netting: 0
Rough-skinned Newt, one of the most toxic animals in North America.
Eating one would be deadly to a human, but these animals are preyed upon by Common Garter Snakes.
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I tried to identify a newt I caught crawling through our backyard in West Salem. I concluded he was a Rough-skinned newt after keeping him a couple of days. We let him go after finding that out due to his toxicity potential.