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Tropical house gecko

Hemidactylus mabouia

Description:

The Tropical house gecko, Afro-American house gecko or Cosmopolitan house gecko is a species of house gecko native to sub-Saharan Africa. It is also currently found in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean, where it has been inadvertently introduced by humans.

Habitat:

The Tropical house gecko can be found predominantly in urban locations.

Notes:

There's a lot of those in Brazil... they help to keep the house "clean" from insects like spiders, cockroaches, anoles...

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lika.hoppus
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lika.hoppus

Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Spotted on Feb 22, 2011
Submitted on Feb 22, 2011

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