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Scientific Name: 
Egernia major
Phylum: 
Chordata
Species class: 
Reptilia
Order: 
Squamata
Family: 
Scincidae
Genus: 
Egernia
Species: 
major

This animal is a lizard – not a fish out of water! Its shiny scales and stream-lined body are responsible for its fishy name. By day it forages for insects, fruits and small lizards and stops to bask in sun patches on the rainforest floor.

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