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Emerald tree skink

Lamprolepis smaragdina

Description:

Saw this basking after the late afternoon rain in a Mango tree. Courtship ritual is the same as most lizards. It as an oviparous species meaning it lays eggs rather than bear live young like most members of the skink family do. Eggs are usually laid in clusters of two. They can be easily bred in captivity and may live an average 7–12 years in captivity.

Habitat:

Usually they are in tree trunks without climbing plants. They are very common in the Philippines and are

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Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 30, 2013
Submitted on Jun 30, 2013

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