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Western Banded Gecko

Coleonyx variegatus

Description:

Nearly 3 inches long. Its scales were so smooth that I thought it was skin!

Habitat:

Found in our unlandscaped backyard

Notes:

This little gecko was rescued from the bottom of our empty pool (under construction) by my Dad. He had never seen a gecko in Arizona and was thrilled to see it! It proceeded to quickly crawl away from us upon release.

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5 Comments

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

It sure is!

So cute

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

Thanks Des! The way the light hit it made it look greenish.

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 4 years ago

They're not usually green are they, if they are... it's still cool

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 4 years ago

That's the coolest gecko ever! great spotting, Josh!

JoshuaGSmith
Spotted by
JoshuaGSmith

Arizona, USA

Lat: 33.88, Long: -112.14

Spotted on Sep 18, 2015
Submitted on Sep 19, 2015

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