Blue Tongue Skink

Natural Habitat

Forests, woodlands, bushlands, grasslands, semi-deserts, cultivated areas of Southern Australia.


Omnivores - eating meat, fruit and plant material.


Threat Level: Least Concern

Invasive species like the cane toad may pose a threat to these skinks, while the population is stable habitat loss does not seem to declinging the population showing how resilient they are

Here at the Zoo

Gus, our blue tongue skink loves to burrow deep in his soil so keep an eye out for him as he can be difficult to spot.