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Newts get a Pop from BACKPACKER magazine

lexmiller

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Hey guys. Just got the new BACKPACKER magazine and there was a blurb in there about the "newt migration" in Tilden Regional Park. It was in their section on West Coast "Rip and Go" must see hiking trips. It's actually a nice little paragraph, and I think I might take this hike around December.



It's basically right behind Cal! Another place I love to go! GO BEARS! Ahem...anyways....

I believe the newts in question are California Newts. The article says "orange-bellied newts". The picture is definately a California Newt though.
 
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Thanks for fixing my post. Not sure why the link didn't work. Anyways...enjoy!
 

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The Tilden Park newts are T. torosa. My sister used to take me there to catch them when I was a little kid when she went to CAL.
 
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