Where is it found?
Species dependent. Can be found in most habitats
Diet and foraging method
Skinks range in colour from yellowish-green to grey, with a distinctive band of eyespots across their back, making them well camouflaged in a range of environments. Their elongated body shape allows them to have a high proportion of their body surface in contact with the ground, in order to warm up.
Social organisation and mating system
Did you know that...?
Skinks can lose their tail escape predators, and grow a new one!
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