AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.
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COMMON SCALY FOOT
This species comes in a few colours and varies in pattern. multiple colours and patterns may be found in the same area.
Often their body is a shade of Grey or Brown to Orange, with little or no patterning
This is one of Australia's largest species of legless lizards.
It is totally harmless but may rear up and flicker its tongue like a snake if cornered.
Notice the ear opening (absent on snakes)
Updated August 5, 2018