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One Sentence In 1944 Autobiography Leads To Rediscovery Of Montane Skink

One Sentence In 1944 Autobiography Leads To Rediscovery Of Montane Skink

A skink that has not been seen in the wild in Mozambique since 1918 has been rediscovered by Extinct or Just Shy, a project funded by the Rufford Foun [...]
Australia Face Challenges Due To Poaching Of Shingleback Skinks

Australia Face Challenges Due To Poaching Of Shingleback Skinks

A new report from the University of Adelaide and the Monitor Conservation Research Society has found that all four species of the shingleback skink (T [...]
Skink That Lived 25 Million Years Ago Discovered In Australia

Skink That Lived 25 Million Years Ago Discovered In Australia

An extinct skink species that lived in what is now South Australia more than 25 million years ago has been discovered and described by researchers wit [...]
 52 Pygmy Blue-Tongue Lizards Moved To South Australia To Determine Adaptability

 52 Pygmy Blue-Tongue Lizards Moved To South Australia To Determine Adaptability

The pygmy blue-tongue lizard (Tiliqua adelaidensis), thought to have gone extinct until a specimen was discovered in the belly of a dead brown snake i [...]
USFWS Must Reconsider Endangered Species Act Protections For The Florida Keys Mole Skink

USFWS Must Reconsider Endangered Species Act Protections For The Florida Keys Mole Skink

In 2017, the Trump Administration denied Endangered Species Act protections for the Florida Keys mole skink, (Plestiodon e. gregius), a coastal subspe [...]
Cunningham’s Skinks Protect Their Offspring Against Predators, Study Says

Cunningham’s Skinks Protect Their Offspring Against Predators, Study Says

The Cunningham’s skink (Egernia cunninghami), a large skink native to southeastern Australia, protect their young from predators, according to a new s [...]
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