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Western Skink  Geotagged,Lizard,Plestiodon skiltonianus,Summer,United States,Western Skink Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Nice image! Great find. I am from West Linn originally. Posted 9 months ago

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The western skink is a species of small, smooth-scaled lizard with relatively small limbs. It measures about 100 to 210 mm in total length . It is one of five species of lizards in Canada. They spend much of their day basking in the sun. Their diet ranges widely, including spiders and beetles. Western skinks will bite if grasped and will flee if they feel threatened.
It is a common but secretive species whose range extends throughout Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming and into western.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by mossy rock studio
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Uploaded Sep 12, 2018. Captured Sep 10, 2018 16:06 in 39019 OR-224, Estacada, OR 97023, USA.
  • X-T2
  • f/8.0
  • 1/304s
  • ISO200
  • 560mm