REPTILIAN TUESDAY # 73

REPTILIAN TUESDAY # 73

We’re hoping a plane to Australia on this Reptilian Tuesday. We’re going to meet a lizard today. Do you think they say good day mate?

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MEET THE MAJOR SKINK!

major skink   Range/Habitat: South New Guinea- Northeast Australia/forest

   Diet: Carnivore: insects, small invertebrates

   Length: 23 ½-28”

   Conservation Status: common

 

Fun Facts:

  •          Major skinks have a squarish shaped body.
  •          They have muscular legs.
  •          Major skinks are dark brown with a yellow underside.
  •          Major skinks are often seen basking in the sun.
  •          Female major skinks can have up to 6 babies per litter.

Major skinks are funny looking with their little short legs and blunt noses. We love all skinks and these guys are no exception.

major skink2

 

Categories: adventure, Animals, Children, conservation, education, Environment, nature, reptiles, wildlife | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “REPTILIAN TUESDAY # 73

  1. I am also seen basking in the sun. Or taking a street-nap, as Mom would say.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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