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Tropical house gecko

Hemidactylus mabouia


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.


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


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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Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

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

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