In the U.S. the five-lined or blue-tailed skink is the common variety. This is a close-up of its claw.

Skink Claw

In the U.S. the five-lined or blue-tailed skink is the common variety. This is a close-up of its claw.

A scaled, harmless lizard of the Scincidae family. Some have brilliant blue stripes running along the length of the tail.

Skink

A scaled, harmless lizard of the Scincidae family. Some have brilliant blue stripes running along the…

The skink is common in Egypt and can reach 8-9 inches. In the U.S. the five-lined or blue skink is the common variety.

Skink

The skink is common in Egypt and can reach 8-9 inches. In the U.S. the five-lined or blue skink is the…

The sandfish (Scincus scincus) is a species of skink known for burrowing into the sand.

Sandfish Skink

The sandfish (Scincus scincus) is a species of skink known for burrowing into the sand.