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Prehensile-tailed Skink

Corucia zebrata

Range

  • Solomon Islands

Habitat

  • Forests

Diet

  • Leaves
  • Fruits

They are extremely arboreal and use their prehensile tails as they move from branch to branch

Prehensile-tailed skinks are the largest member of their family. They are viviparous, delivering a live neonate after a gestation period of nearly 8 months, a very unusual trait among reptiles.

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