Any one of numerous species of regularly scaled harmless lizards of the family Scincidæ, common in the warmer parts of all the continents.
alert agile lizard with reduced limbs and an elongated body covered with shiny scales; more dependent on moisture than most lizards; found in tropical regions worldwide
a small lizard, by the way
a small lizard that follows the sun while on vertical uprights, especially in winter
a strange variety of lizard whose head is hard to distinguish from its tail
One of the three Families of lizards found in Canada. Skinks are a large, diverse group consisting of over 1000 species. In Canada, all three species look similar: they have a series of longitudinal stripes, have sleek, smooth bodies and the juveniles have bright blue tails.
a small lizard with a long body
Skinks are the most diverse group of lizards. They make up the family Scincidae which shares the superfamily or infraorder Scincomorpha with several other lizard families, including Lacertidae (the "true" or wall lizards). Scincidae is the largest of the lizard families with about 1,200 species.