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Prehensile-Tailed Skink

Prehensile-Tailed Skink

This skink gets its name from its tail which can be used curl around objects such as branches for balance.This is the only known species of skink with a prehensile, or grasping, tail.

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NOTICE: 

Due to the pubic health crisis, Summer Zoo Camp at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo has been cancelled for this year. Please stay tuned for virtual events from our zoo education department — and in the meantime, you can find zoo-related home learning resources on our Learn at Home page.

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