The Cyclodina group of lizards contains more rare species than any other group of New Zealand lizard.
The group is also notable for containing the smallest indigenous skink - the copper skink (120mm) - and the largest - the 'presumed extinct' Northland skink (350mm).
Learn all about Cyclodina skinks.
Habitat loss and introduced predators are two of the greatest threat to our native skinks.
Find out about the recovery plan DOC has in place for Cyclodina skinks.
Learn how you can be involved with conservation actions to protect Cyclodina.
Get detailed information by searching for the common or scientific name of geckos, skinks and frogs.
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