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how long is your northern

Postby Richard.C » Tue May 15, 2007 8:52 am

today i visited a fello aussie reptile keeper to have a look at his northern bluie collection and see how he has set up an out door enclosure for desert sand goannas and saw first hand and held a northern bluiey of 67 cms and if it didnt weigh 1 kg ill go he,its the typical darwin looking northern variety and a female and is hu bloody mungus,also he had some wa varieties as well and he offered me a female broome phase northern which of couse i couldnt refuse,beautiful lizards and opened up my eyes to the great variety there is in northerns,i will post some pics of my broome phase tommorrow or the next day as its to late now ,is there a cure for bluey addiction,actually dont tell me i dont want a cure :lol:
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Postby Omega » Tue May 15, 2007 9:23 am

better post em quick, you are dealing with an impatient blue tongue crowd =D
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Postby Shellyjean » Tue May 15, 2007 9:48 am

Pics! Pics! Pics!

I'm a pic addict! :oops:

I've got an IJ that is 21 inches, don't know what that is in metric though, lol. There goes my "dork" reputation! :doh:
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Postby Usersafe » Tue May 15, 2007 10:28 am

My female Northern is around 54 centimeters so 67 is huge, 26 1/3 inches.

Wow, would like to see that one.

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Postby shockers8786 » Tue May 15, 2007 10:48 am

My northern's a year old and about 19.5 inches, so he's a little guy.
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Postby Jenn » Tue May 15, 2007 10:59 am

My 6 year old female northern is about 20 1/2 inches (about 52 cm). My 3 year old male is 22 1/2 inches (about 57 cm). My youngest northern, who will be one at the end of this month is about 18 inches (almost 46 cm)
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Postby Zach » Tue May 15, 2007 5:49 pm

Usersafe wrote:My female Northern is around 54 centimeters so 67 is huge, 26 1/3 inches.

Wow, would like to see that one.

steve



:shock: Yeah, I've never heard of a Northern that big! But I don't deny it, I've seen 22-24 inch Northerns, what's two more inches in rare cases.

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Postby Richard.C » Tue May 15, 2007 10:41 pm

ok heres a pic of my broome phased northern,similar to the kimberly phaseImage
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i will see if the owner of said gigantor northern will post a pic of the mighty specimen
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Postby MartinsPerson » Tue May 15, 2007 10:54 pm

I love the spots on his head. What a handsome devil!
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Postby Richard.C » Tue May 15, 2007 11:29 pm

thanks,she is a bit of a looker,shes had her tail bitten off a few years ago by an over anxious male but its grown back a bit but very stumpy looking,i was offered it yesterday when i visited the previous owners northern collection,he has some stunning varieties of northerns
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Postby Leigh » Wed May 16, 2007 1:02 am

I adore that girl,those tiny little freckles are lush, is she a tad podgy or is that the standard format, either way I'm envyous
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Postby Leigh » Wed May 16, 2007 1:08 am

All the lenghts were not specified from where to where, eg nose to vent, I had my tape measure out in work trying to do comparisons, now there's six black lines on the wall and I used a permanent marker :doh: :bye:
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Postby Geoff Gates » Wed May 16, 2007 1:26 am

RIchard,

That fellow keepers first name wouldn't be Mark by any chance?
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Postby Richard.C » Wed May 16, 2007 2:29 am

g,day geoff,naah not mark,mark has nice ones to though,i believe they both got there founders from the same person though,perhaps,and yep it is a bit jubby,lol,almost looks gravid,and total length leigh tip of nose to tip of tail
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Postby Zach » Wed May 16, 2007 3:07 am

richard.c wrote:ok heres a pic of my broome phased northern,similar to the kimberly phase


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Amazing, Richard, we don't see these enough. Edward's going to spit out his drink all over the screen when he sees these!

But these are just standard Kimberley phase, aren't they? Broome area Northerns count?

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Postby Richard.C » Wed May 16, 2007 5:17 am

yeah sort of zach,the guy had 3 wa varieties and they were all so different,he had some of these broome ones,some from kunnawarra,some from prince fredrick region and the giant nt type one which he got from a darwin breeder originally,some of the nicest looking blue tongues ive seen,hes bred them before so im hoping he does this coming season as id love to buy a few,he comes on here sometimes to,not sure if hes a member but if he reads this i hope he shows u some pics
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Postby Zach » Wed May 16, 2007 10:01 am

That'd be great. If you have any other random Kimberley Northerns, I'd love to see them! They're one of my favorites and we just don't see too many specimens.

Thanks, Richard!

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Postby Richard.C » Wed May 16, 2007 7:20 pm

next time i see him ill bring my camera and ask if i can take some happy snaps for u,to show the variety in them,and u have to see the big one i still cant get over its size,theres a pic on one of the aussie forums of the giant northern,ill find which one so u can have a look
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Postby Richard.C » Wed May 16, 2007 7:31 pm

ok if u go to australianreptileforum.com
look under dragos,skinksect u will see a few threads on the northerns i saw,including the big lass,the pic looks like she has temporal streaks but its just the pic,in person she doesnt have them,and they look so much better in person
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Postby Zach » Thu May 17, 2007 2:50 am

Snaaaap.....looks like I have to register.

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