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Southeastern Five Lined Skink

Plestiodon Inexpectatus


The Southeastern Five Lined Skink is one of three species of Plestidons native to North Carolina. All juveniles start with bright blue tails, which gradually fade as they get older. They grow to about 8 inches long, with tail.


A young Southeastern Five Lined Skink in my backyard.

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AnnvanWijgerden 12 years ago

Great way to know their age: the bluer - the younger! :-)

Tess J.
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Tess J.

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2011
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

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