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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 9 years ago

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

Yasser
Yasser 10 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 10 years ago

moved to pets

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 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 10 years ago

The vividness of the green is mind boggling.

Yasser
Spotted by
Yasser

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

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

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