Tag: lizards

Animal Corner — The Blue Tongue Skink Lizard

The Blue Tongue Skink Lizard comes from Australia. It grows up to a foot and a half long, and it lives in burrows, logs, or leaf litter. Their diet consists of dead animals, snails, insects, fruits, and flowers. Some of them even have a transparent window in their lower eyelids. This means they can technically see even with their eyes closed! As for how they got their name, it clearly…

Animal Corner – The Spiny Tailed Lizard

[caption id="attachment_3141" align="alignleft" width="300"] Courtesy WikiCommons[/caption] While their name isn't very flattering, the Spiny Tailed Lizard are pretty cool lizards that live through most of North America, Northeast Africa,the Middle East. Some species even live further east, establishing themselves in hilly, rocky areas. Officially called Uromastyx, there are a variety of species within this family of hardy lizards. As you can tell from their name, they have spiny tails. These…