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SOUTHERN GRASS SKINK
or
Tussock Cool Skink
(Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii)

Occurs in South East of South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, extending into Southern areas of South Australia and the South-east of New South Wales.

The Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Milang, South Australia
The Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Milang, South Australia

Approximate distribution of the Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii)
Approximate distribution of the Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii)



Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Milang, South Australia
Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Milang, South Australia


Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Milang, South Australia
Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Milang, South Australia


Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Milang, South Australia
Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Milang, South Australia

  
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii
The Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Castle Hill in Victoria, where they are often seen basking on logs and rocks.


gravid Southern Grass Skink Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii above was photographed along the track to Square Rock, Canberra, ACT
The gravid Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed along the track to Square Rock, Canberra, ACT

SOUTHERN GRASS SKINK Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii
The Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed along the track to Square Rock, Canberra, ACT


Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii
The Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Mt Compass School Swamp, South Australia.


Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii
The Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) above was photographed at Mt Compass School Swamp, South Australia. Where they are very common.



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