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Blue Tail Mole Skink | Everglades Tours | April 30, 2015

Posted by Manny Miami on 29th Apr 2015

Endangered Status The Blue-tailed Mole Skink, a subspecies of the Mole Skink, is on the U.S. Endangered Species List. It is classified as threatened in Florida, where it lives only in Polk and Highlands

Counties. This skink's habitat, of small pockets within larger sand pine scrub and sandhill areas, was substantially modified during the 20th century by citrus farming and residential, commerical, and recreational

development. Read more