Shingleback or Stumpy-tailed Lizard 

Walking at lunch today I passed this perfect specimen of the Shingleback. Length is about 350mm or 14 inches in the old scale. The shingleback lizard is native to Australia.  The name ‘Stumpy’ is from the short tail.

Photos: © Copyright 2016 Andrew VK1AD

Shingleback 'stumpy-tailed' lizard

Shingleback Lizard observed near Mt Ainslie, Canberra

Looks healthy and feisty!

Canberra is well-known as the bush capital.

2 thoughts on “Shingleback or Stumpy-tailed Lizard 

  1. A very handy little bloke to have in the Garden and home if you are fortunate to have one encourage him to stay they are good on keeping rats mice and even some snakes away

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