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Blue Tongue Skinks

What Do Blue Tongue Skinks Eat?

What Do Blue Tongue Skinks Eat?

Blue Tongue Skinks are omnivorous reptiles, in the wild, they eat a varied diet of dead animals, live bugs, fruits, vegetables, berries, blossoms and other foods that they may happen to come across. Wild skinks do not always have the...

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Can My Blue Tongue Skink Eat Raw Meat?

Can My Blue Tongue Skink Eat Raw Meat?

While skinks are in their natural habitat in the wild, they do eat raw meat. They are even known to be scavengers and eat meat that has gone rotten, that doesn't necessarily make it okay for them to eat in captivity.
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Why Does My Blue Tongue Skink Have a Blue Tongue?

Why Does My Blue Tongue Skink Have a Blue Tongue?

As its name suggests, the blue tongue skink is particularly recognizable by its blue tongue. Since a blue tongue is such an unusual thing to see in the wild it can be used to scare off potential predators that may be threatened...

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Why Does My Blue Tongue Skink Hiss?

Why Does My Blue Tongue Skink Hiss?

Blue tongue skinks do not have many defense mechanisms but one way they do try and deter predators is by hissing. In the wild blue tongue skinks can become easy prey for predators because they are quite docile creatures and...

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Why Does My Blue Tongue Skink Sneeze?

Why Does My Blue Tongue Skink Sneeze?

If you think your blue tongue skink is sneezing, it may sound like a very quick hiss of air being forcefully pushed out of their nostrils, sometimes when they react to something that you have done, or sometimes for no...

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Can Blue Tongue Skinks Eat Eggs?

Can Blue Tongue Skinks Eat Eggs?

Yes, you can offer your blue tongue skink eggs as a treat every once per month or so. However, eggs are very high in fat and cholesterol, which can contribute to obesity and other related health problems.
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