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Reptiles are ectothermic, meaning that their body temperature varies with the outside temperature, they have scales and they reproduce either by laying eggs or giving birth to live young.


* animals usually seen at Walkabout Park.
** animals usually seen on Wild Sleep Out programs.
*** animals that only live wild so might not be seen.

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Bearded Dragon*

This yellow-brown dragon grows to approx. 50cm with a distinctive loose flap of skin that becomes erect when startled or threatened.... More

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Blue Tongued Lizard*

The Blue Tongued Lizard is a well-known Australian native animal. It is brown and black blotched on a cream body with usually a dark....More

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Brown Tree Snake***

This snake is an aggressive species and will bite if even slightly threatened. This species is venomous. However, it is not considered .... More

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Death Adder***

This snake is not actually in the adder family. It is more closely related to the Tiger Snake and Brown Snake families. It is uncommonly seen..... More

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Diamond Python*

This attractive python is dark brown to black in colour with cream to yellow irregular spots that sometimes take the shape of diamonds .... More

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Eastern Tiger Snake***

This snake usually grows up to approx. 1.2-1.6m however they have been recorded at over 2m. The Eastern Tiger Snake is common.... More

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Eastern Water Dragon*

Eastern Water Dragons are dark brown to light brown with mature males bearing a brighter orange chest. It is easy to recognise them by...More

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Goanna is the name given to any of the various Australian monitor lizards of the genus Varanus as well as to certain species from Southeast Asia.... More

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Red-Bellied Black Snake***

The Red-bellied Black Snake is widespread on the coast and ranges of eastern Australia. It is one of the more common species of.... More

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