Blotched Blue Tongue

$25.00

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Description

The Blotched Blue Tongue Lizard is another species of Blue Tongue Skinks from the south west. Its most prominent feature is itslarge blue tongue which can be bared as a warning to potential predators. They are relatively shy in comparison with other lizards and also significantly slower due to their short legs. The Blotched Blue looks slightly different to its Common cousin, being dark brown in colour with lighter blotches across its back.

Minimum loan period is 1 week, maximum loan period is 2 weeks. Each loan animal is provided with food for the loan period, tank and a “How to Keep” sheet. Our Blotched Blue Tongues can be handled under strictly controlled and supervised conditions, more information can be found on the “How to Keep” sheet.
We recommend our members do a full risk assessment for the loan acknowledging the individuality of each classroom environment and the students therein.

Please CALL us to arrange all loans, booking is essential, with 24 hours notice required.

Please note our hot weather policy – we will not allow animals to be transported in temperatures above 35°C. If this is forecast we will call to make alternative arrangements.