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I LIVE IN ASIA
Crocodile skinks were only discovered recently in the early 1990s on the island of Papa New Guinea. Scientists still don’t know much information about this skink species, but they do know this skink species prefers tropical rainforest habitats.
I AM AN INSECTIVORE
Red-eyed crocodile skinks are largely insectivores. They consume a variety of insects like fruit flies, small crickets, and meal worms.
RED-EYED CROCODILE SKINKS ARE SOLITARY
Red-eyed crocodile skinks are mostly solitary, sometimes they will live together in adults pairs.
SUIT OF ARMOR
Just like crocodiles, crocodile skinks have four lines of plated spines on their backs. Their heads also have bony plates, like a helmet. All of these plates act as a suit of armor to protect the lizard from predators.