Anepischetosia maccoyi Highlands Forest-skink
Also known as:
McCoy’s Skink, Maccoy’s Elf Skink, Highland Elf Skink, Salamander Skink
Illawara Escarpment Conservation Reserve, New South Wales, AustraliaOctober 3, 2015
Highlands Forest-skink (Anepischetosia maccoyi) Highlands Forest-skink (Anepischetosia maccoyi)
My friend David Fischer led me to a spot where we uncovered a few of these skinks, as well as another interesting skink species and a frog.

Anepischetosia maccoyi are communal egg layers. Nests with 60 or so eggs from multiple parents have been found, as shown in this video.

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