Barrier skink

Oligosoma judgei

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The Barrier skink, Oligosoma judgei, is a species of medium-sized skink endemic to New Zealand where it lives in the alpine habitat of the Darran and Takitimu mountains of Fiordland. It is one of only 2 species of New Zealand skink that live exclusively in the alpine zone, the other being the "Sinbad skink", Oligosoma pikitanga, a closely related species of similar appearance which is found in the same part of the South Island. The Barrier...

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