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Giant Day Gecko

Description:

Bright green and colorful

Habitat:

Terrarium

Notes:

This captive-bred day gecko was on display as part of a gecko exhibit at the National Geographic museum in Washington DC


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5 Comments

Christian9
Christian9 6 years ago

Its natural habitat is the island of Madagascar and that shade of green is just amazing!!!

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

Keith, I've thought about this a bit and have moved it over to "other" and added more specific notes. I think we should try to reserve "pets" for household and domesticated critters. If we get a surge of zoo/museum specimens, we can consider creating a "zoo" category as well. Hope that makes sense! Thanks,

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

moved to pets

lori.tas
lori.tas 7 years ago

I used to keep Gold dust day gecko (Phelsuma laticauda) and Four Spot Day Gecko (Phelsuma quadriocellata quadriocellata); they were lots of fun to watch, especially if you put a live fly in their vivarium.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phelsuma_ma...

peter
peter 7 years ago

The vividness of the green is mind boggling.

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, USA

Lat: 38.91, Long: -77.04

Spotted on Oct 18, 2010
Submitted on Oct 18, 2010

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