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Red-Eyed Bush Crocodile Skink

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The Red-Eyed Bush Crocodile Skink is fairly rare in the wild. These are very docile lizards, who are easily startled and run away very quickly.
 
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Description

Latin Name: Tribolonotus gracilis Conservation Status: Vulnerable
Distribution: New Guinea Average Size: 22 cm
Average Lifespan: Over 10 Years  
 
These tropical rainforest skinks eat a variety of insects, including crickets and earthworms. The Red-Eyed Bush Crocodile Skink are known to make loud noises, either in mating season, or to ward off predators. They will almost always be found near a body of water, as these skinks thrive in damp areas.
 

         
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