Eastern Shingleback
Blue Tongue Pink Mouth
Murray Mallee Region
Eastern Blue-tongue
Head, above, showing tongue
Eastern Blue-tongue (Tiliqua scincoides ssp scincoides)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Skink (Scincidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Eastern Blue-tongue (Tiliqua scincoides ssp scincoides)
This Photo:     Head, profile
Other names: Common Blue-tongue or Eastern Bluetongue

Thank you Mark Hura & judebirder for confirming the id of this species for us

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
This poor chap has been injured, so there's some froth & blood on the side of it's mouth.
General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2007-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Oct-2007
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)