Thursday, September 2, 2010

Oh Those Auzzies

From National Geographic  (click on link to read story)

Most of this skink species lay eggs; however recently, members living in higher altitudes have begun developing the embryos internally and giving live-births.  

A yellow-bellied three-toed skink carrying embryos, visible as light orbs inside its body.
Photograph courtesy Rebecca A. Pyles

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