Blue tounge lizard

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Blue tounge lizards are Australian native reptiles.

Its scientific name is tiliqua scincoidies.

Blue tounge lizards have very short legs. They have a triangular head. They are 30 centimetres long including their tail. Blue tounge lizard live in sandy deserts, forests, grass lands and suburban gardens.

It needs insects and snails also wild flowers to eat. It helps its babies not like other reptiles which lay the eggs and leave.

The blue tongue lizard does not lay eggs but gives birth to up to 18 live young. The babies are 18 centimetres long.

Their predators are brown snakes. They are common to find in backyard but they do suffer from loss of habitat and get run over by cars..

If they are to survive they need their environment to be protected.