Night Skink


Egernia striata or the Night Skink

Did you know...

  • Night skink reptiles are one of the few nocturnal members of the skink family.
  • The night skink live in the deserts of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.
  • The night skink dig complex burrow systems in sand, with the entrance normally concealed near a low shrub.
  • Baby night skink reptiles often stay in or near their parents' burrow.
  • The night skink lie in wait at the burrow's entrance and ambush passing invertebrates, such as insects and spiders, and smaller lizards.

Where to find the Night Skink in Australia:

Night Skink