Scientific name: Egernia kingii
Family: Scincidae
Order: Squamata
Status: Least Concern

Habitat and Distribution

Found in coastal and near-coastal regions in the southwestern corner of Western Australia.

About the animal:

  • A large dark coloured viviparous lizard;
  • Male skinks have a larger heads and attain sexual maturity at 190mm and females at 185mm;
  • Adult skinks maintain fixed home ranges in the field;
  • females produce small litters in autumn;
  • Adults enjoys communal basking.

What they eat?

Feeds on invertebrates and seabird eggs.


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