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About 2 dm in size (head to tail). Very calm. This gecko has splayed toes with adhesive discs at the tips, enabling it to travel along all surfaces, even upside down on the cealing.
Found in a sewer at night. A lot of bugs and moths fell down there, unable to climp or fly up. However the lizard did not seem to be in "feeding mode" at the time for the photograph.
Geckos are gregarious creatures, and 20 or more may share the same shelter, leaving it at night to feed on insects. Although they are nocturnal, geckos do sometimes appear during the day, especially early mornings and late evenings. If attacked by a predator, usually birds, the gecko sheds its tail quite easily, diverting the predators attention in order to escape. A new tail will grow to replace the original one.