Kōrero: Ecoregions

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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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10047442
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/mi/photograph/12588/otago-skink (accessed 24 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Matt McGlone, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007