Monkey Tailed Skink, the prehensile-tailed skink is also known by other common names including Solomon Islands skink, monkey-tailed skink, giant skink, and zebra skink. This arboreal species with its grasping tail is the largest skink in the world. Found in the Solomon Islands, it is a total herbivore.

Its olive green body is often speckled with black or light brown, with darker vertical stripes on its back. Its ventral side color varies from light yellow to various shades of green. This species is not listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, but it is listed under CITES Appendix II, meaning it is not necessarily threatened with extinction, but its trade must be controlled.

Monkey tailed skinks for sale are some of the coolest pet reptiles on earth!  Solomon Island prehensile-tailed skink is a highly coveted reptile that has become quite scarce in captivity.  Nevertheless, the species has been commonly bred in captivity – it just takes a lot of patience, with very small amounts of babies born.  Monkey tailed skinks for sale are social creatures!  We have some amazing babiy, juveniles and young adult monkey tailed skink available.

Prehensile tailed skink for sale

Prehensile tailed skinks social behavior makes keeping these in groups very rewarding.  In nature, though these animals can be defensive in captivity, they become very familiar with their caretakers.  Monkey Tailed skinks for sale are easy to handle and like to climb on you, once they’re comfortable with their owners.  Overall these animals make for one of the most interesting pet skinks.


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