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The Shingle-back is a slow moving stocky lizard with short logs, short stumpy tail and blue tongue.
coastal heaths, dry sclerophyll forests, mallee scrub and Spinifex-dominated sandy deserts.
Food: insects, snails, fruit, flowers and berries. Breeding: Shingle-back lizards seek out the same partner year after year. The female can have 1 - 4 live young, with average of 2. Range: southern half of Australia, except for eastern and south-eastern coastal areas.
Spotted on Dec 12, 2011
Submitted on Jan 25, 2012