12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A lively belly in the freshwater

To see the lively colors of a crested newt you have to see it "from below" ! This is an adult female specimen of Italian crested newt (Triturus carnifex) photographed in its natural habitat.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Italy
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Matteo Riccardo Di Nicola