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Skink ID

There is this skink at the Staten Island Zoo that shares an exhibit with the Mwanza flat-headed agama, starred agama, two-colored skink, Gorongosa girdled lizard, and ocellated spiny-tailed lizard. This was April 7, 2019.

Skink ID
CarLover, 1 Jul 2019
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    • jayjds2
      I think this is the two-colored skink, a rather dull Trachylepis dichroma.
    • CarLover
      @jayjds2 Maybe. There was another two-colored skink in the exhibit but it was normally colored.
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    • ThylacineAlive
      I saw the two skinks in question back in June and from a quick bit of research it appears the species comes in two color forms (perhaps the inspiration behind the English name). Both animals are indeed Trachylepis dichroma as far as I can tell.

      ~Thylo
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