Prehensile-tailed Skink

Prehensile-tailed Skink

Scientific Name

Corucia zebrata

Range

The Solomon Islands in the south-east Pacific Ocean

Habitats

Tropical forests

What do they eat?

Herbivore; leaves, flowers, and fruit

Status

Unknown

Conservation Threats

Deforestation and pet trade

Fun Facts
  • Excellent eyesight and sense of smell
  • Prehensile tail allows them to navigate tree limbs better
  • Only species of fully herbivorous skink

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