The Sleepy Lizard is a short-tailed, slow moving species and the bulkiest of the blue-tongues found in Australia. Also known as the Shingleback Lizard, Stumpy-tailed Lizard, Boggi, Bobtail Lizard, Two-headed Lizard and Pinecone Lizard. The Sleepy Lizard has a very large head, a very short blunt tail and large rough scales. It is often seen sunning itself on roadsides or other paved areas.
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 Sleepy Lizards 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.