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Solomon Islands Skink I took this photo at the Columbus zoo, for a project I was doing for school. Had never seen one of these lizards before, and thought it was a great capture. Corucia zebrata,Geotagged,Solomon Islands skink,Spring,United States,skink,zoo Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Solomon Islands Skink

I took this photo at the Columbus zoo, for a project I was doing for school. Had never seen one of these lizards before, and thought it was a great capture.

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  1. Welcome to JungleDragon! How fitting to start your career here with a dragon :) Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks, I found it very fitting for the first photo I posted on the site :) Posted 3 years ago

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The Solomon Islands skink is an arboreal species of skink endemic to the Solomon Islands. It is the largest known extant species of skink. Other common names for this species include the prehensile-tailed skink, monkey-tailed skink, giant skink, zebra skink, and monkey skink.

The Solomon Islands skink is completely herbivorous, eating many different fruits and vegetables including the pothos plant. It is one of the few species of reptile known to function within a social group or circulus... more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by ecol07
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Uploaded Jul 12, 2016. Captured Apr 10, 2016 10:12 in 7017 Steitz Rd, Powell, OH 43065, USA.
  • PENTAX K-S2
  • f/2.8
  • 1/40s
  • ISO800
  • 50mm