Bermuda skink at petrels’ nest


This video from Bermuda says about itself:

Bermuda Skink Takes A Tour Of The Cahow Nesting Burrow – Nov. 30, 2017

Who is that wandering down the tunnel of the nesting burrow on the Bermuda Cahow cam? It’s a Bermuda Skink! These critically endangered reptiles are endemic to Bermuda and one of the rarest lizards in the world. Historically, they also have a long-standing, important relationship with the Bermuda Petrel, as they serve as vital consumers of detritus in the burrows. Read more about the interrelationship here, & skinks here.

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