The Pedra Branca Cool-skink, Pedra Branca Skink, or Red-throated Skink (Niveoscincus palfreymani) is a species of skink in the Scincidae family. It is endemic to Australia, and is restricted to Pedra Branca, an island off southern Tasmania of only 2.5 ha, where it is dependent on the seabird colonies.[1][2][3]


  1. Australasian Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group 1996.Niveoscincus palfreymani
  2. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Downloaded on 20 July 2007
  3. TPWS: Wildlife of Tasmania - Pedra Branca Skink

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