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hosmer skink is dropping

Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:40 pm
by Richard.C
Walked in to reptile room tjosmorning to find a freshly dropped baby hosmer skink,its tiny compared to normal,so possablu going to get more than the usual 2

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Re: hosmer skink is dropping

Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:42 pm
by Jeff
Awesome Richard! I sure wish those things were easier to get around here. :(

Re: hosmer skink is dropping

Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 6:07 pm
by Richard.C
Had to move it to another cage as females after its birth sack which has put it off trying to consume it,possablu why i found bits of tiny hosmers last season,ill find a pic of her first litter to show how small this one is in comparison

Re: hosmer skink is dropping

Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:00 pm
by Richard.C
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Just dropped 2 slugs in quick succession,another quickly moved in and devoured 2nd one,female managed to get back to the first one,shes still pacing so fingers crossed no more slugs,couple more babies

Re: hosmer skink is dropping

Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:07 pm
by Richard.C
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Finally got to witness a live birth in a spiney tail egernia,in last pic u will notice birth sack is still in the female

Re: hosmer skink is dropping

Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:38 pm
by Dakota
I wish we could get Egernia over here more commonly. :(

Re: hosmer skink is dropping

Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:02 am
by mark_w
Fantastic Rich. These are really nice skinks. 8)