CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Southeastern Five-lined Skink (Plestiodon inexpectatus)
Quick, sleek lizard. You can generally find them warming in the early morning sun. Juveniles have blue tails.
Note: This may be P. fasciatus although it seems their range ends in northern Florida; map: http://maps.iucnredlist.org/map.html?id=64227
Diet: beetles, wood roaches, grasshoppers and other insects
Preyed upon by large birds, (crows, kestrels, hawks), foxes, raccoons, opossums, skunks, shrews, moles, domestic cats, and snakes.