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Tokay Gecko

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27 Comments (1–25)

Christiane
Christiane 8 years ago

Thanks Lisa.. They are great to have around the house for all mossies and flies..

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

These are awesome pix of an amazing and beautiful creature!

Christiane
Christiane 8 years ago

Thanks guys...

patty
patty 8 years ago

One cute, adorable and friendly looking little Tokay gecko; the spots make it even look nicer. Very nice spotting and picture Christine =)

Kate Russo
Kate Russo 9 years ago

Love the last photo! What a fantastic expression!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Love it!

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 9 years ago

Such a neat creature! I haven't seen this one before!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

What a comical looking little guy - gorgeous!

Doryreed
Doryreed 9 years ago

It is sickening. But like you say it does happen everywhere. Far too many people shooting, trapping and killing and not enough trying to help.

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

I guess it is like this all over the world! Here they shoot the Roos and the Parrots just for fun and we end up with the joey and the young or injured end up with the carers!!

Doryreed
Doryreed 9 years ago

It was an amazing experience. Sadly it is all too common. You wouldn't believe what we had handed in to us. Everything from fully grown crocs to large pythons and venomous snakes. We once got 6 rattlesnakes because a pet shop had been shut down. It is just a shame that people don't think before they get these animals.

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Cool Job.. I am helping the local wildlife here in my area.. It is very rewarding for me! I am always sad when people buying pets and have no idea how to look after them!

Doryreed
Doryreed 9 years ago

I worked for a reptile rescue charity and we saw quite a few of these guys. They don't make good pets due to being quite aggressive so they are often handed in to rescues or sold on to other people with little knowledge about the proper husbandry.

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Doryreed, where did you work with them? I love them.. but have never seen them here in Australia.

Doryreed
Doryreed 9 years ago

Love the last picture. I have worked with these beauties and they have so much character. Not fun getting bitten though. They may be small but their jaws are very strong.

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Lovely pics, great catch.

borzrach
borzrach 9 years ago

I have seen these in Thailand last year! My son packed one in his backpack. Lucky I checked his backpack before we went to the airport!

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Thank you.. He was very interested in the camera...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

So close encounter...Nice shot..!!

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Maybe he liked his reflection...

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks ..

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

He looks like he is doing push-ups!





Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

The locals in Lamai told me that if the call "TOOO-KAYYYY! TOOO-KAYYYY!" 8 times someone in the village will die.. So they were forever trying to kill them!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 9 years ago

Oh man, I had one of these living in my hut in Indonesia, right above my bed. Every night... "TOOO-KAYYYY! TOOO-KAYYYY!" But he kept our hut pretty bug/mosquito free, so I thought it was a small price to pay. This guy is pretty cute, love that last photo haha!!

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

He had just scored a very large fly.. I would be smiling too..

Christiane
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Christiane

จังหวัดสุราษฎร์ธานี, Thailand

Spotted on Feb 21, 2009
Submitted on May 21, 2011

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