A Blue-Tongued Skink is a type of lizard sometimes confused with a snake. This is because of the skink’s elongated neck that resembles a snake’s head. Because skinks have such short legs they appear to slither much like a snake, too. But don’t be fooled!
Scientific Name: Tiliqua scincoides
Native Habitat and Range: Savannah and Deserts of Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania
Diet Type: Omnivore
Native Diet: various insects, other reptiles, and any plant material they can find.
WonderLab Diet: daily salads of dark leafy greens, various squashes, sweet potato, bell pepper, blueberries, mange, papaya and carrots as well as protein consisting of crickets, cockroaches, mealworms and boiled chicken