Gidgee Skink Egernier stokesii

Gidgee Skink
Gidgee Skink
The Gidgee Skink is more like a spiny lizard than a glossy skink. Native to scrub habitat in southern Australia, it hides in rock crevices like spiny-tailed lizards, with its tail of raised spines outwards.
Gidgee Skink
Gidgee Skink
Gidgee Skink
Like other Spiny-tailed Skinks (among the Egernier species), it climbs well.
Gidgee Skink
Gidgee Skink
Gidgee Skink With Bearded Dragon
It is a social animal living in groups. It is said to recognise family members, know their relationship and sometimes pair monogamously.