Ctenotus taeniolatus Copper-tailed Skink
Mt. Victoria, New South Wales, AustraliaOctober 4, 2015
Copper-tailed Skink (Ctenotus taeniolatus)
Australia has over a hundred Ctenotus species, but youngsters of this species are easy to identify due to their brightly colored tails. I noticed this particular individual hunting little bugs just twenty feet or so from a colony of Cunningham's Skinks that I was trying to photograph.
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