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the commonest lizards in the world with over 600 species, all of them in the family Scincidae.
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Large-scale changes to aquatic and terrestrial habitats on Mormon and Shoemaker islands appear related to the increased abundance of Northern Prairie Skinks, Lined Snakes, and Eastern Racers.
The left gonad was removed from each skink and embedded in paraffin.
London, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the sex of snow skink lizards is influenced by climate.
I hoped that the next person who lived there would also learn to be patient and to let skinks be skinks.
As it was impossible to return them to the wild officials decided to re-home the female skink along with a male at the awardwinning aquarium.
who owns eight blue tongue skinks including an extemely rare Western variety.
If chemosensation is an important modality among skinks, future studies should explore variation in chemical communication and its ecological significance.
Like skinks, geckos are able to shed their tails to escape predators by confusing them.
That finding is what started Kingsley thinking about manatees -- large, ocean-going mammals -- as well as whales, snakes and skinks, all of which evolved from four-legged ancestors.
We house a colony of monkey-tailed skinks at our animal unit.