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dc.contributor.authorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016
dc.contributor.authorGarst, Genevieve Sherwin, 1922-2013
dc.coverage.spatialEastern Australia
dc.coverage.spatialNorthern Australia
dc.coverage.temporal1958-1988
dc.date1958-1988
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:50:06Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:50:06Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Reptilia; Order: Squamata; Family: Scinidae; Genus: Tiliqua; Genus species: Tiliqua scincoides.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 30 cm; Identification: The blue-tongued lizard is pale silver-gray to brown in color. It either has darker brown cross bands with small white spots or pale cross bands with no spots; Habitat: Forests, woodlands, grasslands, semiarid areas; Diet: Omnivore: insects, snails, flowers, fruit, berries, carrion; Reproduction: Blue-tongued lizards give birth only once a year. They carry shell-less membrane-bound eggs in their bodies that hatch as they are laid. So, after a gestation period of 100 days, females will give birth to 10-25 live young; Behavior: When threatened, this lizard will hiss, shed its tail, and unfold its blue tongue to frighten the predator away; Status: No special status; Interesting Facts: Due to its tame nature, this species is often kept as a pet.
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa101118
dc.identifierGarst_16348.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/54377
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G16348
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
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dc.subjectherptile
dc.subjectBlue-tongued lizard
dc.subjectBlue-tongued skink
dc.subjectreptile
dc.subject.lcshSkinks
dc.subject.lcshLizards
dc.subject.lcshSquamata
dc.subject.lcshReptiles
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.titleBlue-tongued lizard lying in grass
dc.typeStillImage
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