Sinbad Gully, last retreat of the Kakapo and a lizard gold-mine » Oligosoma pikitanga, Sinbad skink

Oligosoma pikitanga, the Sinbad Gully skink

The build and colouration of these lizards is ideal for the vegetated rockfaces of the Fiordland alpine zone. When basking amongst the mossy shadows of the rock walls they are virtually invisible until they move.

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