Blue-tongued Skink Care Sheet

Natural History

Blue-tongued skinks are naturally found throughout the warm woodlands and grasslands of Australia. There are several closely related species referred to as blue-tongued skink but the one most commonly kept are the northern and eastern blue-tongued skinks.

Often found waiting in ambush for any arthropod that might pass by, resting in a burrow or making their way through tall grass and forest floors.

The natural blue-tongued skink habitat most commonly consists of compacted sandy soil with scrubland plants.

Lamington National Park - Australia