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This is a discussion on Welcome stranger within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; One of our native animals that live around the house. We have a family of ...

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    One of our native animals that live around the house. We have a family of 4 or 5 of these blokes with us. Its a Shingle Back or Blue Tongue lizard.


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    Very strange. Almost pre-historic looking. The most unusual native lizard we have is the Horned Toad..which is strangely enough the local mascot of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth...


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    Argh! I would have grabbed the broom and shooed those things away!

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    You guys are so lucky. I'd love to have these critters hanging around.

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    GiovannaD, from what we see on the TV news about what is happening where you are I'd rather the lizards. Hope you are safe.

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    Those guys are so strange and cool. Clint, do you keep that one as a pet? I remember seeing horned toads as a kid, but I have not seen any in many years. Are there many around where you live?

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    Roy, do they make boots out of those things??? That's a beautiful.....errr......coat....he's got there.

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    Clint- Horned Lizards are one of my favorite reptiles! Any idea what species that one is? There is some research going on studying horned lizards in south eastern Montana, they're little guys!

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    <----freaked out!!!! That toad has real horns!!! and that lizzard, holy moley, yep, I'm with Gin, I'd be after it with the broom!!

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    No. Not my pet. I used to keep them as a child but then I found out that they're quite rare around here now. I do see them, but out in the country where my parents live and always in the hot summer.

    I'm not sure which species it is.


    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Those guys are so strange and cool. Clint, do you keep that one as a pet? I remember seeing horned toads as a kid, but I have not seen any in many years. Are there many around where you live?

    Cheers,
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