Forests & Nature Views: An ‘Orange-Bellied Newt’ In Los Gatos, California

“Sunday Morning” takes us to a Redwood forest and creek in Los Gatos, California, a quiet home for the humble newt. Videographer: Lance Milbrand.

The California newt or orange-bellied newt, is a species of newt endemic to California, in the Western United States. Its adult length can range from 5 to 8 in. Its skin produces a potent toxin.

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