Southern Coal Skink
A small, shiny, brownish-tan lizard with broad, dark stripes down the sides. The general color is tan, brown, or olive brown. The stripe on the side can be brown or black, is bordered by a thin light line above and below, and is 2-4 scales wide. There are no light stripes on the head. During the breeding season, adult males have dark orange on the sides of the head. Hatchlings are black with faint lines running down the back and sides.