Scientific Name: Corucia zebrata

Found In: Solomon Islands/Tropical Rainforests

Size: Adults can reach 32 inches in length

Diet: Herbivore. Diet consists of leaves, flowers, fruit, and shoots.

Threat Level: Not Evaluated. Deforestation for logging is the major threat to this species. Its small range and low birth rate make it vulnerable to rapid population decline.

Facts: Adult skinks have been known to “adopt” orphaned young skinks into their groups. Typically one baby every other year

Monkey-Tailed Skink