5.26.12 Nine’s Friend, Skink

26 May


Nine has a friend outside the bathroom window. His friend lives under the shutters.  The little Skink was sticking its head out and in, out and in, just to make Nine crazy.  I tried to get a picture of his friend in the shutters, but he was very shy and kept hiding each time I went to snap a shot. Both Nine and Stella spend a lot of time in the bathroom window with the Skinks.  I have a little birdhouse right by that window and I wonder sometimes if they are living in there too. Ground skinks are small, smooth-scaled lizards with an adult length of 3 to 5.5 inches.  They are typically a copper brown with a dark line running along each side of the body.  Th ground skink has a long tail, sometimes up to 2.5 times the body and short limbs. Their small limbs are relatively unused, as ground skinks use their slender bodies to wriggle and burrow through leaf litter and loose soil.  They prey on insects, spiders, and other earthworms.

Nine and Stella pray on them.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤


Posted by on May 26, 2012 in Animals, Cats


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14 responses to “5.26.12 Nine’s Friend, Skink

  1. barb19

    May 26, 2012 at 02:30

    Nine is concentrating so hard on that skink – great shot!

  2. Pat Bean

    May 26, 2012 at 12:38

    I think Nine is thinking “dinner.”

  3. Chancy and Mumsy

    May 26, 2012 at 13:17

    What a sweet shot of Nine. Interesting read about the skinks. Hugs and nose kisses

    • dogdaz

      May 26, 2012 at 23:04

      Thanks. I forgot to tell you that they turn blue too

  4. fluffypopcorn

    May 26, 2012 at 19:38

    Nine is really in the moment! I’m thinking… Watch out little Skink!

    • dogdaz

      May 26, 2012 at 23:05

      You’ve got that right

  5. crystalwayward

    May 27, 2012 at 20:07

    Skinks are pretty cute. I saw a very brilliant blue one last year.

    • dogdaz

      May 27, 2012 at 23:02

      Yes, they turn blue. Fun!

  6. Jessica

    May 30, 2012 at 20:33

    Boy, Nine is definitely concentrating on his little buddy! I can see it in those big adorable eyes!

    • dogdaz

      May 30, 2012 at 22:02

      The kitties love the skinks… to death.


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