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

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