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02-07-2011 04:47 PM
Da Plant Man That video is HILARIOUS! I think you should submit it to America's funniest home videos.

I want a blue tongued skink now. Here in WA, I have seen a blue tailed skink, so I must have seen his opposite.

I don't think he was cheating by pushing to the counter and trying that way
02-06-2011 10:49 PM
RachelFromTheBlackLagoon What a cutie pie!
02-06-2011 05:02 AM
razalas5 I love blue tongued skinks almost as much as bearded dragons.
They're very fun to watch and yours is beautiful!
02-06-2011 04:43 AM
TickleMyElmo
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Originally Posted by PRSRocker3390 View Post
That video was hilarious! I actually sat there and had to watch the whole thing! lol
Haha yea its pathetically funny!

I eventually cracked the egg into a bowl for him....unfortunately he's so short I had to give him a ramp made out of a towel just so he could get his head into the bowl, lol...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hyerexp...hy/5420322760/


And because I know you're all just so interested, here's an interesting look into the biology of the skinks digestive system I love his face, haha,....puuusssshhhhhhh!......

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hyerexp...hy/5420368942/
02-06-2011 04:24 AM
PRSRocker3390 That video was hilarious! I actually sat there and had to watch the whole thing! lol
02-06-2011 04:09 AM
TickleMyElmo
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Originally Posted by herns View Post
The pic quality is great. What camera do you use?
These were taken with a Nikon D7000 and Nikon 17-55 f/2.8 lens
02-06-2011 04:04 AM
herns The pic quality is great. What camera do you use?
02-06-2011 03:44 AM
TickleMyElmo Well, I actually had time to take some pics of the skink today, so yea...

He wasn't actually angry, he was just yawning, but it sure does look like he was angry! lol...

Blue Tongued Skink


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Tank in the background lol....

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"Forget this, I'm going back to my tank!"

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And a very special video treat! My skink's favorite food is eggs, but unfortunately, he's not very good at catching them....hilarity ensues lol....It's in 1080p HD, but it's long so you might not be able to load it in HD depending on your computer...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiju0BThhR0
02-01-2011 09:51 PM
dwc13
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Originally Posted by Betta Maniac View Post
I've certainly dated a few . . .

LMAO, too funny.
02-01-2011 09:21 PM
Betta Maniac I've certainly dated a few . . .
02-01-2011 09:09 PM
decoman i like his tounge
02-01-2011 08:46 PM
Captivate05 Beautiful! I love snakes and reptiles and all those wonderful things that girls are supposed to hate.

I tried to find the picture I took of my Redtail boa (Hollywood) when I guess she didn't want a photo taken. She snapped at the camera just as I took the picture, and I got a good shot of the inside of her mouth. I think it's on my dead laptop though

Hollywood has such an aggressive attitude, no idea where it came from, and sometimes she'll act without warning. Other times she'll "hiss" (I'd call it growl, certainly doesn't sound much like a hiss to me),coil, or act tense. Over all, she only liked my fiance before she moved in with my friend, who is one of the only people I know who knows how to care for a large, aggressive snake. Or would want to, for that matter.
02-01-2011 08:06 PM
JamesHockey
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Originally Posted by SearunSimpson View Post
Hahaha, as soon as I saw this thread title, in my mind I was like "Yeah, I have- its called a lizard..." and I was thinking I was so whitty, then I saw the pics and started to laugh.
These have always been one of my favourite animals, super random with the blue tongue, ha.
this is exactly what i thought
02-01-2011 07:57 PM
Elliot She or he sure is beautiful.
02-01-2011 03:27 PM
TickleMyElmo
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Originally Posted by VaultBoy View Post
its funny to see these kept as a pet... i spent my childhood catching them, and i have had them live in the backyard of every house i have ever lived in... they are a beautiful lizard but have you ever been bitten? in the wild they are incredibly aggressive and at 2 foot long it would take a small childs finger off just a warning

Do you have the shingle back skink over there? they are closely related, they have the same blue tongue, but i think they are a cooler lizard and a little less common in the wild here

http://australianmuseum.net.au/image...te-background/
Yeah, thats gotta be funny seeing them kept as pets when theyre native to your area haha....and nope, never been bitten. He's very tame and docile. If you annoy him he just goes to sleep. I've tried tapping my finger near his mouth and poking him in his head to see how he would be with kids, etc, and all he does is closes his eyes and goes to sleep....he doesnt even bother walking away lol...They do have a strong jaw though, I've heard they can crack walnuts with it lol....

Some people do have shinglebacks, but they aren't sold in most stores....most people get them specifically by request from a breeder
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