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Zoo Day: Blue-tongued skink

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBS 8) - It has a blue tongue that's used for smelling. It can also lose its tail, then grow it back and play dead too.

It's not a mutant from a sci-fi novel -- it's our feature animal for this Zoo Day.

In this News 8 video story, San Diego Zoo Safari Park trainer Aleia Scott tells us more about the blue-tongued skink.

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