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Otago skink

Otago skink

This skink (Oligosoma otagense) can be found around bluffs in Central Otago. In some inland parts of Otago, up to eight species of lizards occur together. The region’s dry climate and schist outcrops provide the ideal habitat for small reptiles.

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Photograph by Neville Peat

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Matt McGlone, 'Ecoregions - Central Otago', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/12588/otago-skink (accessed 27 January 2022)

Story by Matt McGlone, published 24 Sep 2007