Leaf-Tailed Geckos – Make Excellent Pets

Leaf-Tailed Geckos

It is clear that people refer to the Flat-Tailed Gecko as the leaf-tailed gecko. Madagascar is the only home to all eight species of Leaf-Tailed Gecko, although the  Oakland Zoo claims  ten species that belong to family “Uroplatus”. These Geckos are excellent pets. These pets from Madagascar vary from 10-30 cm (4”-10”) in length. Feed … Read more

Leopard Gecko

Leopard Gecko

These Lizards Are Easy To Maintain, Tame Easily and Hardly Ever Bite Leopard geckos live in the dry grassland region or rocky areas of Asia. At day, to keep away from the heat, they take shelter in burrows or beneath rocks. Only when they come out at dusk, are they normally visible.They are visible only … Read more

How Long do Geckos Live?

Leopard Gecko

Gecko Lifespan is Directly Proportional to the Care You Give it Gecko lizards, belonging to the family of infra order Gekkota, inhabit the warm climate worldwide. Their size varies from 60 to just 1.6 cm and most of them are unable to wink. Each of their eyes has a fixed lens that becomes bigger at … Read more

Knob Tailed Gecko

Knob Tailed Gecko

Plump-Bodied With Large Heads, Slender Limbs and With Short Digits Genus Nephrus comprises of nine species of the Knob-tailed geckos. The distinguishing factors of the members include slender limbs, plumb bodies and large heads. They have small paw lamellae as well as claws. Small granular scales mixed with tubercles cover the body. All members will … Read more

House Gecko

House Gecko

Fast Becoming Popular in the Pet Trade All Over America Hailing from the tropics of Asia, Hemidactylus Frenatus or the popularly called Mediterranean House Gecko settled all over America by migrating on ships. Believed to live in the homes in southeastern and western areas of America, this species of the common house gecko are fast … Read more

Helmeted Gecko

Helmeted Gecko

The cryptic and variable coloration provides excellent camouflage The Helmeted Gecko, a terrestrial gecko species also known as Geckonia chazaliae, is monotypic specie usually found in the rocky regions of the coast of Morocco that extends slightly into south and north bordering Mauritania and Senegal. These species take protection under rocks and garbage at daytime. … Read more

Green Geckos – the Wonder of Northland New Zealand

Green Gecko

The outstanding color of Naultinus, a type of gecko regularly found in New Zealand, signifies them as Green Geckos. The experts have detailed eight types of this variety, whereas other varieties of North Island are still awaiting   scientific description. The species in this genus are extraordinary, because they share so many common traits that set … Read more

Halmahera Gecko

Halmahera Gecko

With a Skin Extremely Delicate for Handling Gehyra marginata commonly known as Halmahera geckos, originate from the hot and humid tropical regions of Asia. Some people call these species as Moluccan geckos. Halmahera geckos are common though not as easily found as the leopard geckos. Their skin is very soft and too delicate for handling. … Read more

Gecko Meaning/ Symbolism

Gecko Meaning

Representing Cycle of Life Including Change, Conversion Birth, Death, Rebirth and Metamorphosis The lizard is of symbolic significance to many civilizations and cultures. For instance, as per Roman mythology there was a notion that the lizard would sleep all through winter and so symbolized death and renaissance, whereas all over the Mediterranean the lizard is … Read more

Golden Gecko

Golden Gecko

Restless, Easily Stressed but If Properly Dealt, You Can Domesticate Them Golden geckos, known as Gekkobadenil, live in the damp tropic rainforests of Vietnam and North Eastern region of India. The male grows to about 7 to 8 inches and the female to about 5 to 6 inches. Golden geckos dislike people handling them. To … Read more

Fun Facts about Geckos

Tokay Gecko

There are several fun facts about geckos that will interest both adults and children. Here are a few of reptile’s bizarre facts that will surely kindle your imagination. Geckos are capable of climbing on leaves, trees and walls, irrespective of their surface texture or perpendicularity. In the exhibitions, we see a few of them adhering … Read more

Gargoyle Gecko

Gargoyle Gecko

These Domesticated Soft Grown Geckos are Quick to Respond In Handling. The Gargoyle gecko is a variety of gecko only seen on the southern parts  of the Island of New Caledonia. The indiscriminate deforestation for financial gain and increasing the urbanization, has taken  its toll on the active erstwhile natural abodes of the species Rhacodactylus … Read more