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Striped Skink

Name

Striped Skink

Appearance

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

Diet

The Lizard feeds on smaller insects like beetles, moths and other invertebrates.

Distribution

The Striped Skink commonly lives in Eastern African South Transkei, North Eastern Cape and westwards toward Zambia and Angola

Breeding

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.

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