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NEW RELEASE: Australia’s Blue Tongue Lizard

March 9, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins

By Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

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The Blue Tongue Lizard is the latest addition to Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles, a fascinating silver coin series which also includes the Frilled Neck Lizard and Thorny Devil Lizard.

Two Extraordinary Facts About Blue Tongues

  • This lizard attempts to frighten its enemies by sticking its unusually coloured tongue out!
  • If grabbed from behind, the blue tongue’s tail may drop off as it tries to escape. (Fortunately, it grows back again!)

The largest members of the skink family, Blue Tongue Lizards prefer open country with lots of ground cover. But they also adapt well to the suburbs where they can sometimes be Full article at the source>

Source: Perth Mint Blog

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