Blotched Blue-tongue

Tiliqua nigrolutea (QUOY & GAIMARD, 1824)

Blotched Blue-tongues are slow-moving with the impressive defense display of hissing, sticking out their tongue and lunging at threats. They are omnivorous, feeding on fruits, flowers and other plants, as well as slow-moving animals such as snails. Females give birth to up to 12 live young

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What habitats does Tiliqua nigrolutea live in?

Wet and dry sclerophyll forest, montane woodlands and coastal heathlands

What is the distribution of Tiliqua nigrolutea?

South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania

How big does Tiliqua nigrolutea grow?

Can grow to around 25cm

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