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  Golden Skink

 

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A Golden Skink or Common Sun Skink, spotted basking near China Beach in Da Nang. It has a golden to coppery body and tiny black and white spots on the flanks.

 

  Golden Skink

 

This individual has no lines, but others of this species may have up to seven dark lines on the ventral surface. Hence, thus species is also known as Many-striped Skink or Many-lined Sun Skink (fig.), but also as East Indian Brown Mabuya. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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