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Western bobtail (Tiliqua rugosa)


Western bobtail (Tiliqua rugosa)
Photo Information
Copyright: sheldon GL (shel) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 4 N: 19] (85)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-09
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon FE2, nikkor 28mm f2.8
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Lizards - Lagartos - Lézards, Australian Reptiles and Frogs, Reptiles - Lizards, Chuckwallas, Agamas & Tegus 1 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-12-22 12:28
Viewed: 6438
Points: 5
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Western Bobtail (Tiliqua rugosa rugosa) is a fearsome but harmless skink found in the drier southern regions of mainland Australia. It is known by many local names: the blue-tongue lizard, the shingleback lizard, the sleepy lizard, the two-headed lizard and the pine cone lizard, to name just a few.

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What a cool photo! I love the colors!

Nice shot !
Interesting colors on this lizard... not only the tongue, but also the scheme on his body. He's hiding pretty well on the background !
TFS.
Pascal.

This is a great shot Shel.
Well timed and well exposed considering the harsh light.
Do all Aussie lizards have blue tongues .... or only the ones containing Psilocybin ;)
Great stuff!
Cheers
Steve

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