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Snake-eyed Skink

Cryptoblepharus virgatus


Amazing creature, by its movements it looks like a transition between a snake and a lizard. It's about 3 inches long and very skittish.


Commonly found in backyards and woods, eats small insects.

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1 Comment

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Hi Kaushik.. Nice spotting..
Its interesting reptile seen on tree bark...
Please edit your spottings and add habitat where you spotted. Also try to add spotting experience will be helpful to know about this Organism..
Welcome to Project Noah..!!!

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2088, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Oct 18, 2011
Submitted on Nov 23, 2011

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