|Paedomorphic striped newt, photo by Dan Hipes.|
|Striped newt male and female aquatic adults, photo by Dale Jackson.|
|Typical striped newt breeding site in ANF, photo by Dave Almquist.|
Although many other amphibians and reptiles were captured during surveying, there were no striped newts captured during the effort, providing additional evidence of the decline of the striped newt population in Apalachicola National Forest. We hope to continue searching for this secretive member of our local sandhill community.