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Three-toed burrowing skink

Saiphos equalis


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


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


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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Queensland, Australia

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

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