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Eastern Sandfish (Scincus mitranus) | by Kristian Bell
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Eastern Sandfish (Scincus mitranus)

An incredible species that literally 'swims' through sand, burrowing to depths of several metres in the blink of an eye. How it manages to breathe when buried deep in fine sand is not known.

 

Sharjah, UAE

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Uploaded on May 20, 2015