Southern New Guinea through the Indonesian Islands to Sumatra
Forests, grasslands, rain forests, and deserts
Insects, worms, snails, flowers, fruits, and berries
10 - 18 oz.
Up to 2 ft.
Up to 25
- When threatened, it puffs up its body, hisses, and sticks out its blue tongue.
- They are ground-dwelling.
- Females are ovoviviparous, which means that the young develop in membranes inside the mother and are born live.
- Newborns are about 4 inches long and weigh about 0.5 ounce
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