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The African Striped Skink (Trachylepsis striata), commonly called the Striped Skink, is a lizard in the skink family (Scincidae). This skink is brown or bronze coloured with two yellowish stripes that run lengthwise on either side of the spine. Both sexes grow to a length of 25 cm. Their tails are often missing due to predators.
The species is widespread in southern Africa, including extreme southern Angola and Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and parts of central and eastern South Africa. Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/trachylepis...
I COULD NOT GET INFO ON THIS FROM WIKIPEDIA. THE STRIATED STRIPS ARE NOT THERE ON THIS SO COULD IT BE NON STRIATED Trachylepis?
Spotted on May 15, 2010
Submitted on Jun 1, 2012