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Western Blue-tongued Skink

Description:

Western Blue-tongued Lizard, also known as the Western Blue-tongued Skink (Tiliqua occipitalis)

Habitat:

Desert scrub

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5 Comments

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

Just posted a shingleback, aka sleepy for you.

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

Very cool

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

All the blue-tongues, including the sleepys are Tiliqua species. I have a T. rugosa (sleepy) underside posted.

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

Is this species related to the sleepy lizards?

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago

One of several Blue-tongued skinks found in Australia.

lori.tas
Spotted by
lori.tas

Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Sep 19, 2005
Submitted on Oct 13, 2010

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