Robust skink (657/2613)

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Robust skinks are a large, solidly built species. These skinks are now restricted to islands free of introduced predators. They hunt for invertebrates at night in forest leaf litter.

Scientific name
Oligosoma alani
Common names
robust skink
Mercury Islands, New Zealand
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