red eft


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Noun1.red eft - red terrestrial form of a common North American newtred eft - red terrestrial form of a common North American newt
newt, triton - small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
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Some small creatures like the red eft and other salamanders hibernate during the winter.
However, the juvenile stage, known as the red eft, is terrestrial and contains roughly ten times higher concentrations of TTX that correspond to their bright orange aposematic coloration ([9, 11]; but see [12,13]).
Red Eft--The land form of the red-spotted newt (see April 2003 Conservationist), the red eft is perhaps one of our most readily recognized salamanders.