Blue-Tongued Skink
Blue-Tongued Skink
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ABout Blue-Tongued Skink

G’day, neighbor! In Australia, residents can likely find one of these fascinating creatures living in their backyards.

That bright flash of blue tongue is used to stun a skink’s potential predators. 

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FACTS & STATISTICS
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Average Size
Up to 13 inches
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Native Region
Australia
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Eating Habits
Mixed greens, eggs, insects and small mice
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Conservation Status
Least Concern
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Come see for yourself.

Look no further. Connect with our amazing animals and learn about the wild places they come from.

Where are they at the Zoo?
The blue-tongued skink are located in the Desert Dome.
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