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Hosmer’s Skink

Egernia hosmeri

An important part of their defense, Hosmer’s skinks have sharp points called “keels” on their scales. When alarmed, they squeeze between rocks and puff out their bodies. The keels help them to remain wedged in a safe place until the danger has moved on.

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CONSERVATION STATUS

Least Concern

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