It was average size inside a small dim room
Chalcides ocellatus // Turchia, WP002_2011 // Rettili
Carret. Libre Ensenada-La Mision
Cool morning, this one was still asleep as I lifted the log, but by the time the camera was primed, it was off and running. Another seen later in the day was warmer = faster = no photo.
Skinks are lizards belonging to the family Scincidae. Together with several other lizard families, including Lacertidae (the "true" or wall lizards), they comprise the superfamily or infraorder Scincomorpha. With more than 1500 described species, the Scincidae are the most diverse family of lizards.