12 Mar 2021

Critter of the Week - The Sinbad Skink

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:35 pm on 12 March 2021

In the same valley that Aotearoa's last surviving mainland kākāpō were found in the 1970s, a rare and beautiful species of skink was discovered in 2004. Hanging on to life in the steep, glaciated Sinbad Gully below Fiordland's iconic Mitre Peak, the shiny black and green Sinbad skink is a true endemic mountain climber.

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