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Skink (Scincidae)


Skink (Scincidae)
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Copyright: jitti coowanitwong (jcoowanitwong) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1679 W: 0 N: 3120] (13754)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-20
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: SONY NEX 5A
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-09 19:52
Viewed: 1882
Points: 8
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From Wikipedia
Skinks look roughly like true lizards, but most species have no pronounced neck and their legs are relatively small; several genera (e.g., Typhlosaurus) have no limbs at all. Some other genera, such as Neoseps, have reduced limbs, lacking forelegs, and with fewer than five toes (digits) on each foot.
Most species of skinks have long, tapering tails they can shed if a predator grabs the tail. Such species generally can regenerate the lost part of a tail, though imperfectly. Species with stumpy tails have no special regenerative abilities.

The common species in Thailand and probably the one showing here is Eutropis multifasciata(East Indian brown mabuya, Many-lined sun skink, Many-striped skink, Common sun skink, Golden skink,จิ้งเหลนบ้าน)

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Interesante documento. Encuadre algo forzado :-)
Saludos Jitti.

Ciao Jitti,lovely portrait of beautiful Skink, fine details, wonderful natural colors, splendid light and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Jitti

Beautiful portrait of this species of reptile,
fine POV, beautiful light, if you could leave
a little bit more space in-front of the subject
the photo would be even better, TFS

Asbed

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-10 15:05]

Hi Jitti,i seen something like this in the moroccan desert,a beautiful capture whit fine details,perfect exposure and great colors,maybe just a bit too close to the border the head on the left.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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