Conservation Trust Mauritius

Rare skink saved from extinction

Twenty-one critically endangered orange-tailed skinks have been sent to the UK for a captive breeding programme. This has been made possible through the collaboration of the Ministry of Agro-Industry, scientists of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Mauritius Wildlife Foundation (MWF). The animals are now in Durell headquarters in Jersey. Orange-tailed skinks are thought [...]

13 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily