Trachylepis striata (Striped skink)

[= Mabuya striata]

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Trachylepis striata (Striped skink) Trachylepis striata (Striped skink)
Trachylepis striata (Striped skink)
Trachylepis striata, Kruger National Park, South Africa. [photo Trevor Hardaker ] Top right: Trachylepis striata, Mpumalanga. [photo Sharp I.C. & Sharp A. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]
Bottom
right: Trachylepis striata, Kruger National Park, South Africa. [photo Trevor Hardaker ]
Trachylepis striata (Striped skink) Trachylepis striata (Striped skink)

Trachylepis striata, Limpopo. [photo Botha W. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]

Trachylepis striata, Kruger National Park, South Africa. [photo Trevor Hardaker ]

Trachylepis striata (Striped skink) Trachylepis striata (Striped skink)
Trachylepis striata, Mariental, Namibia. [photo Trevor Hardaker ] Trachylepis striata, Tsumeb, Namibia. [photo Becker R.W. & Moller A. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]

Predators and parasites

Recorded as prey of Accipiter rufiventris (Rufous-chested sparrowhawk).

 

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