Red eyed crocodile skink (Tribolonotus gracilis) is a gorgeous reptile species. They look like a creature straight out of a fantasy novel! While they might look like dragons or dinosaurs, these reptiles are actually quite docile and shy. Our Captive bred red eyed crocodile skinks are handled with care and love making it ready to go and adapt anywhere.
They are endemic to New Guinea and part of Indonesia. Usually, they’re found hiding beneath leaves or scurrying around the floor of a rainforest.
This species is still relatively new to the reptile trade. Early specimens were imported back in the mid-1990s. Even today, they’re still considered to be very exotic.
Despite their timid nature, red-eyed crocodile skinks are a joy to raise and care for. They’re beautiful to watch and offer a touch of aesthetic wonder to any terrarium.
Red-eyed crocodile skinks are one of our all-time favorite pet reptiles. This incredible lizard has a unique look that you can’t find anywhere else!
Because of their fascinating appearance, there’s been a lot of interest in this species over the past few years. Everyone seems to want one for themselves.
Since they’re so new to the scene, there are actually plenty of gaps when it comes to facts about established care requirements. But there are some fundamentals you should know that will help these reptiles thrive.
This detailed guide breaks down everything there is to know about red-eyed crocodile skink care.