The Striped Skink is a medium sized lizard that is very similar to the Variable Skink. It has a small window over the eyes that come from the lower eyelid. It also has loved ear openings. The colouration of these lizards vary depending on the sub species
The Lizard feeds on smaller insects like beetles, moths and other invertebrates.
The Striped Skink commonly lives in Eastern African South Transkei, North Eastern Cape and westwards toward Zambia and Angola
The Females lay 3 – 6 babies a year instead of laying eggs. They can reproduce throughout the year and growth is rather fast with babies maturing after 15 – 18 months.