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Eastern Blue-tongue Lizard

Scientific Name: Tiliqua scincoides subsp. scincoides

Description: Eastern Blue-tongue Lizards have a broad triangular head that is wider than its neck. As the name suggests, they have a bright blue tongue which it uses as a defence tool to scare off predators.

They hunt for food during the warmer parts of the day and feed on a variety of insects including beetles, snails, wildflowers, native fruits and berries. Females usually give birth to 10 live young.

Type: Reptile
Where to find: Dunes, Woodlands
Size: 76cm