The Northern Blue-tongue Lizard (Tiliqua scincoides intermedia) responds to threats with an aggressive bluff posture and some darting displays of its unique blue tongue. The Blue-tongue, or Kurri in the Kundejdnyenghmi dialect of Bininj Kunwok, is a large member of the skink family and adults range from 30-40cm in length. Kurri is viviparous and gives birth to from five to 20 of the cutest little lizards you’re likely to see. It’s found in Darwin as well as the bush and good to see in your back yard because it will be on the lookout for nests and the babies of feral black rats.

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