Leopard Gecko

EUBLEPHARIS MACULARIUS

The gender of the offspring is dependent on the temperature the eggs are kept at; females will form in cooler temperatures while males form in warmer temperatures.

It is possible to see light shining through the head when the ears are viewed from the side.

Has eyesight that is comparable to that of a cat.

Our Current Residents

Steve, Male - Hatched 2015 (estimate)

Steve the Gecko is a pet surrender. He very much enjoys a stroll around the Zoo with his keepers.

Taxonomy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Reptilia
  • Order: Squamata
  • Family: Eublepharidae
  • Genus: Eublepharis
  • Species: Eublepharis macularius

Animal Facts

  • Carnivore
  • Common
  • Desert
  • Diurnal


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