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Three-toed burrowing skink

Saiphos equalis

Description:

Grow to a full length of 18cm, brown back & orange belly. Active mainly at night & eats insects & insect eggs.

Habitat:

Common in NSW & QLD, Eastern Australia. This one was found in compost near Brisbane QLD

Notes:

Only one of its species. Has dual reproduction habits, producing young via eggs in coastal populations & live young in colder mountain regions.

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SeraArnold
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SeraArnold

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Sep 18, 2010
Submitted on Jul 27, 2014

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