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Philippine Spotted Green Tree Skink

Lamprolepis smaragdina philippinica


Green and brown silky lizard




I've seen others taht are all green, assuming they are the same family. This particular one lives on a coconut tree, it is there every morning.

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Emerald Tree Skink
Lamprolepis smaragdina
Philippine Spotted Green Tree Skink
Lamprolepis smaragdina philippinica Spotted Green Tree-Skink, Lamprolepis smaragdina philippinica | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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beautiful lizard :)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

This subspecies is strikingly different from the one here in Papua, but there are also solid green and half brown-half green individuals.

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 8 years ago

Nice find!

NickCook 8 years ago

Thanks Jeff

NickCook 8 years ago

Thank you shekainah :)

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Surigao, Surigao Del Norte, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 3, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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