Juveniles will have striking banding and a black tongue which as they grow will change to the pink tongue they are known for. In this extremely rare case the blue tongue lizard has very distinct colourings never seen before including an albino.
Skinks look like lizards of the family lacertidae sometimes called true lizards but most species of skinks have no pronounced neck and relatively small legs several genera e g typhlosaurus have no limbs at all this isn t true for all skinks however as some species such as the red eyed crocodile skink have a head that is very distinguished from the body.
Pink tongue lizard. They tolerate a decent amount of handling. Baby blue tongues are now being born. The pink tongued skink hemisphaeriodon gerrardii known for its namesake pink tongue is a much coveted species on the american herpetocultural scene.
Pink tongue lizard hemisphaeriodon pink tongued lizards are growing in popularity as pets due to their striking colours and once fully grown pink tongues. As suggested by these common names its distinguishing characteristic is a pink tongue as opposed to the blue tongue of lizards of the closely related genus tiliqua. Known to be quite laidback pink tongues are a good beginner lizard.
We strive to produce quality captive bred blue tongues. The pink tongue skink is a common lizard of brisbane and surrounding suburbs with an average length of 300mm but may reach 550mm. Pink tongue skink tiliqua gerrardii.
We have a select few captive bred pink tongue skinks for sale at excellent prices. It won t be long before your pink tongue gets used to being held. We anticipate a nice litter of pink tongue skinks as well.
Once in a lifetime rare blue tongue lizard arrives with a pink tongue. Pink tongues are quite laid back and are a good beginner lizard choice. Alpine blotched alpine blotched alpine blotched.
The pink tongued skink cyclodomorphus gerrardii is a species of lizard in the family scincidae. They have a partially prehensile tail and are live bearers. Often favours slugs and snails home.
Just start slow with your new pet and gradually increase the amount of time you hold it. Welcome to ko exotics. Gerrardii is endemic to australia where it is also called commonly the pink tongued lizard.
These skinks reach a size of up to two feet and can become incredibly docile. Please check back as skinks will be posted as they become available. A true aussie a juvenile pink tongued skink will retain its dark mask but the prominent body pattern begins to lighten at 4 to 6 weeks of age.