19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red Dragon in the High Country
In the early spring, when the fallen leaves and ground cover is cool and moist, the red dragon newt walks almost freely as at this stage of its life it is very poisonous. Still, its bright orange-red glow is a fabulous find on theforest floor.
|Photo Location:||Linville, North Carolina, United States of America|
|Camera:||Canon PowerShot ELPH 180|
|Copyright:||© Derek Halsey|