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  1. AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS By: Sophie Gollan

  2. Endotherm Common name: Red kangaroo Scientific name: Macropusrufus

  3. Red Kangaroo habitat Red kangaroo found throughout most of central Australia in wide, open plains including Australia’s deserts and open grasslands.

  4. Temperature Adaptations Seek shade in the heat of the day • Lick their forearms • Have an insulating layer of fur

  5. Ectotherm Common name: Eastern blue-tongue lizard Scientific name: TiliquaScincoides

  6. Blue-tongue habitat Blue-tongue lizard found in Eastern and Northern Australia. Woodlandsand shrub land (have lots of cover including tall grasses, rocks and logs) Arid to semi-arid red sand plains Dunes Sandy hills Suburban gardens

  7. Temperature Adaptations Basking in the sun • Seeking shade • Shuttling between places

  8. References 2012. The Australian Blue Tongue Lizard, Birgit Bradtke, 25/11/2012, http://www.outback-australia-travel-secrets.com/blue-tongue-lizard.html 2012. Eastern Bluetongue, Australia Reptile Park, 24/11/2012, http://www.reptilepark.com.au/animalprofile.asp?id=76 Cogger, Dr. Harold G. and Dr. R. G. Zweifel. Reptiles and Amphibians. Weldon Owen Inc. 1992. pg. 146-152. Kaplan, Melissa. Blue-Tongue Skinks. The Herp Index. <http://www.sonic.net/~melissk/bluetong.html> Weis, Peter. The Care of Blue-tongued Skinks, Genus Tiliqua. The Herp Index. April 18, 2000. http://www.herp.com/care/wr_bts.html 2012. Kangaroo adaptation, BBC, 24/11/2012, http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Red_Kangaroo#p0037pn8 2008. Red Kangaroo, The Animal Spot, 24/11/2012, http://www.theanimalspot.com/redkangaroo.htm