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  Three-clawed Worm-skink
Three-clawed Worm-skink
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Description:
This skink is brown to pinkish brown with a light coloured bar on the nape. The underbelly and chin is often yellow. The Three-clawed Worm-skink has short limbs with the forefoot having three digits and the hindlimb reduced to a clawless stump..
 
Size:
Adults 20 - 38 cm
 
Behaviour:
The Three-clawed Worm-skink will discard it's tail if handled roughly or picked up by the tail.
 
Prey:
Feeds on invertebrates found in the soil.
 
Reproduction:
Females lay up to 11 eggs.
 
 
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