Can somone identify my Blue tongue skink?

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Can somone identify my Blue tongue skink?

Postby sidneymarek » Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:07 am

Hello everyone, I was wondering if somone can help me identify my BTS, I got her from a local pet store because I fell in love with her. She’s about 16 inches long and a little over a year old, she looks like some Indonesian species and I don’t really know which one!
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Re: Can somone identify my Blue tongue skink?

Postby kayla990 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:50 am

Pretty skink!

It looks to have part Kei Island blood from the dotted texture.. Interesting! While I can't say specifically - I agree that she's some form (or mix) Indonesian :D Hopefully someone has a better idea
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Re: Can somone identify my Blue tongue skink?

Postby ReptiFiles » Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:50 am

I would venture to say full-blooded Kei Island, Tiliqua gigas keyensis.
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