I've never seen one of these before, but spotted this one sunning on the sidewalk on my walk today. It was a beautiful gold color in the bright sun and didn't mind me getting in fairly close for a photo with my phone camera. It was about 4 to 5 inches long.
West of Houston
Shrike impailed it on barbed wire. Was still soft, so I assume from today since it was so warm out
Juvenile. Imaged only. GTS 2187.
The Little Brown Skink (Scincella lateralis), also known as the Ground Skink (which may refer to any Scincella species however), is a small species of skink found throughout much of the eastern half of the United States, and into northern Mexico.