Broad-Headed Skink

Photo of a broad-headed skink, a striped, brownish lizard, held in a hand

Broad-headed skinks have a large, wide head and, during the breeding season, the heads of males become slightly swollen and orangish-red. The rest of the body has a few faint stripes. Adult females are more prominently marked with light and dark stripes.

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