Monday, July 9, 2012

Common Skink (Eutropis carinata lankae)

Common Skink  is a common lizard found in home gardens, plantations and open areas from lowlands to about 1000m a.s.l. It is the largest Eutropis species of the Sri Lanka. It is diurnal and terrestrial in habits and feeds on grasshoppers, beetles, earth worms and sometime even on small frogs and reptiles. It can be usually seen basking on rocks and walls sometime as pairs. 

No comments:

Post a Comment