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BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE SKINK
(Tiliqua nigrolutea)

Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) at the Canberra Reptile Zoo
(the other lizard in the photo is an Eastern Bluetongue Tiliqua scincoides scincoides )

Approximate distribution of the Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) MAP
Approximate distribution of the Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)


Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
This Large Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW. There were 3 Sydney Cunningham's Skinks (Egernia cunninghami krefftii ) also basking nearby!

Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea
This Large Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW


Alpine Blotched Bluetongue Tiliqua nigrolutea and Cunningham skinks
This Large Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) (also in the 2 photos above this one) was photographed near the Three Sisters, NSW in a group of 3 Sydney Cunningham's Skink (Egernia cunninghami krefftii) (only 2 are in the photo above)


BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
A very large Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)
  

BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
Lowlands Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)

BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
Alpine Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)

BLOTCHED BLUE-TONGUE Tiliqua nigrolutea
Baby Blotched Bluetongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea)

Blotched Bluetongues occur in 2 main forms. The lowlands form occurs in South Australia, Southern Victoria and Tasmania whereas the prettier and often larger alpine form occurs in NSW and ACT and Victoria

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SKINKS OF THE WORLD

Skinks of Australia

Skinks of Australia

Skinks of Victoria

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

Skinks of Tasmania

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