Scientific Name: Saproscincus mustelinus
Description: Long tail with distinct pale spot behind eye, brown to coppery brown rich red on flanks
Habitat: The Weasel skink’s distribution is a coastal strip from south Victoria to southern Queensland. Tends to utilize existing vegetation and fallen timber for shelter.
About: If frightened this skink has the ability to lose its tail as a defence mechanism; the tail lies on the ground twitching, distracting the predator so the skink can escape. Source: Wikipedia
SVL: 55 mm
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