Plague (rainbow) skink

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The invasive plague (rainbow) skink (Lampropholis delicata).

An adult plague skink is a small (34-55 mm), typically brown lizard. Some individuals have a rainbow-coloured iridescent shine on their backs and tails.

Photograph: © sea-kangaroo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND). Taken at Tamborine National Park, Queensland