A grand skink cuts a handsome figure in its Otago homeland, but its prospects-like those of all New Zealand's skinks-are not so attractive. Once abundant on our shores,reptiles are now hard pressed by the twin evils of predation and habitat loss. But the fightback has begun, raising hopes that these sleek, sinuous creatures may return to their haunts of old.
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