Reptiles in San Gabriel Mountains: ensatinas, newts and arboreals

Monterey Ensatina -  Ensatina eschscholtzii eschscholtzii
Monterey Ensatina -  Ensatina eschscholtzii eschscholtzii
Black-bellied Slender Salamander -  Batrachoseps nigriventris
California Newt - Taricha torosa
California Newt - Taricha torosa
Arboreal Salamander - Aneides lugubris
Arboreal Salamander - Aneides lugubris
Arboreal Salamander - Aneides lugubris
California Alligator Lizard - Elgaria multicarinata multicarinata



Taken on a recent rainy day in the San Gabriel Mountains -- a friend of mine knows how to find these suckers. Pics were taken with the Nikon 105 2.8 macro lens and, as the reflections on the little beasts show, I often used a flash. 

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--S.H.

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