California newts have multiple defenses against predators. Their skin secretes a neurotoxin and they can regenerate limbs and organs. Like frogs, their life begins as a tadpole before they mature.

Gallery for October 2018

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Succulent leaves have a waxy coating covering the outside of the leaf called the cuticle. Also, the swollen leaf shape efficiently packs higher volume into a smaller surface area. This prevents moisture from evaporating, which helps the plant maintain homeostasis. The spiral leaf arrangement funnels moisture down towards the roots under the center of the plant.

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