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Eastern blue tongued skink- Tiliqua scincoides scincoides  Australia,Eastern blue-tongued lizard,Geotagged,Tiliqua scincoides scincoides,Winter Click/tap to enlarge

Eastern blue tongued skink- Tiliqua scincoides scincoides

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  1. Great spotting, love that you got 'the blue tongue'! Would definitely like to see more of these characters at my place. Posted 4 months ago
    1. Thank you Ruth.
      Yes it is alwise enjoyable to see them even befor winter is finished. They let us know that spring is not to far away.
      Posted 4 months ago

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The eastern blue-tongued lizard is a subspecies of large skink which is common throughout eastern Australia, often found in bushland and suburban areas where conditions are suitable. The lizard is known as blue-tongue because its tongue can range from bright to dark blue, and it has a habit of displaying it prominently and hissing loudly when disturbed.

The eastern blue-tongued lizard is a stout and slow lizard that grows up to 30–60 cm in length, with brown to grey scales and a.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Aug 8, 2019. Captured Aug 5, 2019 13:10 in Unnamed Road, Valentine NSW 2280, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/197s
  • ISO800
  • 135mm