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Eastern Blue Tongues

 UPDATED: June 2021

Eastern Blue Tongue Skinks

(Tiliqua scincoides scincoides)

These are, in my opinion, THE best pet blue tongue skink reasonably available in the United States [video link] because they are hardy, gentle, and long lived. All my Easterns are 100% pure ethically acquired Tiliqua scincoides scincoides, and the vast majority are from New Zealand zoo stock bloodlines. They are completely unrelated to the rest of the Easterns in the US, Canada, and Europe! 

Eastern Blue Tongues are the most common pet lizard in Australia for great reason, yet sadly they are quite rare among US keepers due to exportation laws dating back to the 1980's. Today there are only a handful of Eastern breeders in North America, Europe, New Zealand and Asia in general. Easterns do well at typical US household humidity levels, they are generally very calm and handleable and they are quite simple to maintain. 

Below are a few of my  Eastern Blue Tongue Skinks and details about each animal.
Green Phase Eastern
In 2018 I imported (to my knowledge) the first and only "Green Phase" Victorian type Easterns from New Zealand 
Green Phase Eastern
As of 2021 "Green Phase" Victorian type Easterns remain extremely rare with fewer than 40 in the USA
USCBB2020 Eastern Blue Tongue Skink

Don Quixote ID# Q

Type: Victorian* (Eyebanded)

Phase: Green Phase

Origin: New Zealand Import NZCBB

Breeder: Only Aussie Reptiles

Born: 2016

Sex: Male

Notes: He is descendant of zoo stock and is one of only six founding animals (that I know of) of this type in the USA. I imported this guy in the spring of 2018 and he has sired several pure Eastern litters since.

*Visual traits resemble animals from this location

JOSIE ID# 31

Type: Victorian* (Eyebanded)

Phase: Green Phase

Origin: New Zealand Import NZCBB

Breeder: Only Aussie Reptiles

Born: 2016

Sex: Female

Notes: She is descendant of zoo stock and is one of only six founding stock (that I know of) of this type in the USA. I imported this girl in the spring of 2018 and she proved out her first litter of Green Phase Easterns in 2020. 

*Visual traits resemble animals from this location

Allosaurus ID# A

Type: Victorian* (Eyebanded)

Phase: Green Phase

Origin: Reptile Mountain USCBB

Breeder: Reptile Mountain

Born: 2020

Sex: Presumed Male

Notes: He is from the second litter of Green Phase x Green Phase Easterns born in the USA to my knowledge. He has some exceptional bands and nice green over tones and a wonderful appetite. 

*Visual traits resemble animals from this location

Sage ID# 33

Type: Victorian* (Eyebanded)

Phase: Green Phase

Origin: Reptile Mountain USCBB

Breeder: Reptile Mountain

Born: 2020

Sex: Presumed Female

Notes: She is from the second litter of Green Phase x Green Phase Easterns born in the USA to my knowledge. She has some exceptional reddish and nice green over tones and a wonderful temperament. 

*Visual traits resemble animals from this location

Melbourne ID# 32

Type: Victorian* (Eyebanded)

Phase: Silver Phase

Origin: New Zealand Import NZCBB

Breeder: Only Aussie Reptiles

Born: 2016

Sex: Female

Notes: She is descendant of zoo stock and is one of only a very few of this type outside of Australia. I imported this girl in the spring of 2018.

*Visual traits resemble animals from this location

KIWI ID# 21

Type: NSW* (Eyebanded)

Phase: Wildtype

Origin: New Zealand Import NZCBB

Breeder: Only Aussie Reptiles

Born: 2016

Sex: Female

Notes: She is descendant of zoo stock. I imported this girl in the spring of 2018 and she produced her first litter of pure Easterns in 2020.

*Visual traits resemble animals from this location