Scientific Name: Gekko gecko These charismatic geckos get their name from the loud ‘tokay’ call the males make during mating. They are a noisy gecko and will also click, squeak and bark. The second largest gecko species, males grow to 35 centimetres long and can weigh up to 300 grams.
Scientific Name: Rhacodactylus leachianus The New Caledonian giant gecko is the world’s largest gecko, growing up to 36 centimetres long. This stout gecko has a short blunt tail and its skin, which has many loose folds, seems too big for its body. Unlike most geckos, it has claws on its
Scientific Name: Phelsuma madagascariensis The day geckos are a group of stunningly beautiful lizards, many with bright green, red, blue or yellow markings. The giant day gecko is no exception. It is bright emerald green in colour with large dark eyes and patches of red on the lower back and
Scientific Name: Pseudothecadactylus lindneri The giant cave gecko has a big triangular head, large eyes, a long, slender tail and grows to 18 centimetres long. It is purplish brown, with irregular bands and spots of creamy yellow running across it. The underbelly is off-white and the iris is yellow to
Scientific Name: Nephrurus amyae Few reptiles have the same appeal as the knob-tailed gecko. The tiny tail ending in a little round knob about half the size of a pea, the large beautifully patterned eyes and the face displaying a permanent smile all contribute to the character of this little
Scientific Name: Eurydactylodes Vieillardi These cute little geckos are only found on the island of New Caledonia. They grow 6-10 centimetres long and are a light brown, grey or olive colour with lighter rosettes on the body and darker banding on the tail. The geckos have big, yellowish coloured ear-holes