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Barking Gecko

Underwoodisaurus milii

Description:

Barking Geckos are reddish-brown with bands of white and yellow spots and paler underbelly. They usually grow to 120–140 mm in length. They are nocturnal, and shelter underneath rocks or in burrows during the day. They feed on insects and small vertebrates. Their defensive call sounds like barking.

Habitat:

Found in rocky outcrops across southern Australia

Notes:

We got this little guy out spotlighting during a recent field trip.

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3 Comments

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

It's beautiful Nathan. What a great find. I'm with Shanna though, not a lot of thought went into that name ;)

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Nice find!

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

Underwoodisaurus? Seriously?? : D

NathBig
Spotted by
NathBig

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jan 18, 2014
Submitted on Jan 18, 2014

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