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Cape Skink - Coulour Deviation

Observed: 18th February 2011 By: clarkes
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Found Underground

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Cape Skink interacts


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Better posted at

Better posted at, I think, for constructive results.



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It looks like a Cape skink,

It looks like a Cape skink, this is pretty usual colour for a juvenile which are often darker than the adults. You should add a revised identification with the scientific name Trachylepis capensis. Maybe consider posting it on iSpot South Africa too (, where there are some similar observations.

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