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Tokay gecko

Gekko gecko

Description:

Its a nocturnal and arboreal lizard. Its called tuko in our country because of its vocalization. Its food ranges from small insects,lizards and I have even seen it captures little mice and attacks on small birds nest .

Habitat:

It lives on a wide range of habitats like upland and lowland forests, and even adapted to live on urban areas .Its a useful creature when living in a house where it eats roaches and domestic centipedes and even leftover foods.


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52 Comments (1–25)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

amazing spotting

Jellyfishnebula
Jellyfishnebula 5 years ago

He's so adorable!!

AlejaPatiño
AlejaPatiño 5 years ago

Beautiful... Amazing shots!!!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Such a beauty!

BurnArt
BurnArt 5 years ago

stunning...!!!

@YukoChartraw , good skin color of this lizard indicates good health. It is a tamed lizard. Thanks, also to Jellyfishnebula.

Jellyfishnebula
Jellyfishnebula 5 years ago

Cool eyes!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 5 years ago

Wow! The colors are just unbelievable!

bhargav.py
bhargav.py 5 years ago

Nice spotting!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 5 years ago

Amazing.

zapabio
zapabio 6 years ago

Great!!!

lightworkerpeace
lightworkerpeace 6 years ago

Very cool

LealikiKanoa
LealikiKanoa 6 years ago

WOW!!

Thank you all guys.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago

Congratulations

KatCuff
KatCuff 6 years ago

Great work!! Love the 3rd pic!

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 6 years ago

Congrats on SOtD - and well deserved, I love this spotting.

Yeni Setiawan
Yeni Setiawan 6 years ago

Nice pic and congratz!
In my hometown, it's named Tokek.

SushilBarai
SushilBarai 6 years ago

Congratulations

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

lovely pics And congrats on SOTD!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 6 years ago

Great photos and congratulations!

Sally Chuang
Sally Chuang 6 years ago

wow..suprising..never seen before..

patty
patty 6 years ago

Congratulations! It is a wonderful spotted spotting =)

What a fantastic creature!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 6 years ago

Congratulations Kabayan! you made it to the spotting of the day! Very beautiful creature!

Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Lat: 11.58, Long: 122.79

Spotted on Jul 7, 2011
Submitted on Mar 3, 2012

Spotted for mission

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