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Morethia boulengeri SOUTH-EASTERN MORETHIA SKINK

 

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SOUTH-EASTERN MORETHIA SKINK
Morethia boulengeri

A widespread species occurring in the far-west of WA, most of SA, the northern half of Victoria, Most of NSW, the southern half of Qld and southern NT

Morethia boulengeri SOUTH-EASTERN MORETHIA SKINK
The adult South-eastern Morethia Skink Morethia boulengeri photographed above was photographed in the Albury area of NSW


Morethia boulengeri SOUTH-EASTERN MORETHIA SKINK
The sub-adult South-eastern Morethia Skink Morethia boulengeri photographed above was photographed in the Albury area of NSW

Morethia boulengeri SOUTH-EASTERN MORETHIA SKINK
South-eastern Morethia Skink Morethia boulengeri photographed above from the Albury area of NSW


Morethia boulengeri SOUTH-EASTERN MORETHIA SKINK
South-eastern Morethia Skink Morethia boulengeri photographed above from the Albury area of NSW

Morethia boulengeri SOUTH-EASTERN MORETHIA SKINK
South-eastern Morethia Skink Morethia boulengeri photographed above from the Albury area of NSW

A very common species of small skink often confused with the Shrubland Morethia Skink - Morethia obscura

Most species of skinks may lose part of their tail when grabbed by a predator, the tail will be regrown on almost all species of skinks.

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