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Termite-hill Gecko

Hemidactylus triedrus


Most Geckos cannot blink since they don't have eyelids. They often lick their eyes to keep them clean and moist.


A ground-dwelling nocturnal Gecko, mostly associated with Termite Mounds is often found foraging around areas that are teeming with insects. During one of the night transects, I came across this individual capitalising on the street lights that attracted the insects around it.

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DanielePralong 6 years ago

Congratulations Vipul Ramanuj! Your fantastic picture of this Termite-hill Gecko is featured in our post on Reptile Awareness Day!

G.E.M. Academy
G.E.M. Academy 6 years ago

what an amazing shot! excellent expression. :)

Jenavieve Jones
Jenavieve Jones 6 years ago

Is that a good eye LOL

Vipul Ramanuj
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Vipul Ramanuj

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Spotted on Aug 5, 2014
Submitted on Oct 8, 2015

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