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idonesian blue tongue skink

tiliqua gigas gigas


this is a baby, about 3-4" long from head to tail, about 2 weeks of age


tropical climate, often eats fruit/vegetables from peoples gardens


interesting fact: these lizards do not lay eggs. the babies get born alive, and left alone after a while to live lives of their own. whats also interesting is that the natives believe that these animal are strongly venemous, killing people with one bite. this, however, is not true.

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Papua, Indonesia

Spotted on Aug 31, 2017
Submitted on Sep 3, 2017

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