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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Black-tailed Bar-lipped Skink
The above specimen is from North of Musgrave, Qld. Photographed by JP Polikalepo.
is one of the few Australian lizards that may lay eggs or be live bearing,
depending on geographic locality.
It occurs on the East coast of far North Qld from the Ingham area to North of Cooktown,
and across the top of Cape York Qld.
It also occurs in North Eastern Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, and in New Guinea.
Updated July 8, 2018