Melanistic (Black) Blue Tongue Lizards
The Eastern Blue-tongued Lizard (Tiliqua scincoides scincoides) They feed on slow-moving invertebrates and plant material. Some people are lucky enough to have these lizards in their gardens.
The Melanistic Blue tongue Lizard is a rare morph that makes the lizard completely black. Melanism refers to animals that are completely black or dark brown that would not display such coloration under normal circumstances.
Ecology: Omnivorous, fond of flowers, fungi, strawberries and snails. Blue-tongues are also partial to tinned dog and cat food and are sometimes found helping themselves to the breakfast of more domestic animals. Shelters under dense vegetation, leaf litter, in hollow logs or under piles of debris. Drain pipes are used by Blue-tongues for shelter in many suburban backyards. This species overwinters in deep litter, crevices or hollow logs. This species has been recorded living for twenty years in captivity.Blue-tongue Lizards do not have a venomous bite, but they are capable of biting very hard.
Note: We can can freight Blue tongue lizards to airports serviced by Australian Air Express. All relative import/export paperwork will need to be done if applicable.Please contact us for freight costs and further information.Due to the high turnover of livestock it is advisable to call us to check current availability.
Please note prices may vary subject to the age, sex and colour of this species.