Three-toed skink amazingly produces both eggs and live young


Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Form and  Function, Diversity and Evolution

Years: 5, 6, 7, 9

Word Count: 300

An Australian skink has amazed scientists by giving birth to both live young and eggs from the same pregnancy, making it the weirdest lizard in the world. This short piece could be used alongside Biological Sciences for Year 5, 6, 7, 9.

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