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  • 1. The amazing blue tongued skink Not skunk! By: Daniel Grade: 6 School: Fessenden
  • 2. Scientific classifacation Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: chordata Class: reptilia Unranked: sauria Order: squamata Suborder: scleroglossa Infraorder: Scincomorpha Family: scincidae
  • 3. What does a blue tongued skink look like?
    • Short stubby legs.
    • Broad body
    • Long blue tongue
    • Scales are usually brown or grey
  • 4. Habitat
    • Skinks habitats:
    • Deserts,forests,and grassy areas.
    • Where they live:
    • Australia
    • Tasmania
    • New guinea
  • 5. Life cycle Please don’t laugh this is science not a joke.
    • The life cycle of the blue tongued skink
    • When a blue tongued skink is born it has no mother or father to protect it.
    • When skinks grow up they have to mate. To get a mate the male skink must chase the female skink.
    • The females will have up to 25 young at once.
  • 6. The skinks meal
    • Skinks are generally carnivorous
    • Typical prey includes:
    • Crickets
    • grasshoppers
    • beetles
    • caterpillars
    • snails
    • carrion
    • flowers
    • fruits
    • berries
  • 7. The predators
    • The skink has many predators
    • Skinks are mainly preyed on by birds and snakes.
    • Such as the blue winged kookaburra, hawks and , mulga snakes.
  • 8. Skinks diversity
    • Skinks tribute to the diversity of life by eating bugs that harm and destroy beautiful plants that cover our world.
  • 9. We hurt the skinks too
    • We are constantly driving skinks out of their homes by building structures that are harmful.
    • We also hurt skinks by hunting them for their skins.
  • 10. We can also help the skink
    • We can help skinks by having bushes and large stones around our backyard so that the skink can get around the place.
  • 11. Interesting facts
    • Skinks eat stones to help the skinks to digest its food.
    • Skinks can shed tail to get away from predators.
  • 12. Thanks to these sites
    • http://www.bluetonguedskink.com
    • http://www.nationalgeographic.com
    • En.wikipedia.org
    • http://www.reptilesweb.com
  • 13. Thanks for watching!!!!!!!