16 Dec 2016

Critter of the Week: The Chesterfield Skink

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:37 pm on 16 December 2016

The critically endangered Chesterfield skink is found in just one place... on a tiny narrow strip of beach that is weedy and full of marram and rank grass, just north of Hokitika. There are fewer than 200 of the skinks left.

DoC's endangered species ambassador Nicola Toki talks about this critter, and how it was only recently discovered.

Chesterfield Skink

Chesterfield Skink Photo: DOC

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