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Lizard - Leopard Gecko (Safari Ltd.)

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Lizard - Leopard Gecko (Safari Ltd.)
Lizard - Leopard Gecko (Safari Ltd.)
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The Leopard Gecko is found in dry grasslands and deserts in southern Asia. Some people believe it is one of the first species of lizard to be domesticated!

Safari Ltd. Leopard Gecko measures 7.09" L x 3.15" W x 1.57" H

Safari Ltd. Leopard Gecko Review:

Characteristics: This Leopard Gecko toy figurine showcases the iconic traits of this species, including the yellow coloration and black spots that give the lizard its name, its knobby-textured body, its thick tail, and its adorable "smiling" face. It's ready to wriggle its way into your heart!
Size: This figure measures 7 inches from the tip of its snout to the point of its tail, and stands about 1 1/4 inch off the ground.
The Leopard Gecko figure is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection.
All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.

Leopard Gecko Information:

Leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius) are small to medium-sized reptiles that belong to the family Eublepharidae. They are native to the arid and rocky regions of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and parts of India. Leopard geckos are popular among reptile enthusiasts and pet owners due to their unique appearance, relatively easy care requirements, and gentle demeanor.

Key characteristics of leopard geckos include:
Coloration and Patterns: Leopard geckos are known for their striking coloration and patterns, which vary among different morphs (genetic variations). They can have a mix of spots, bands, and other markings on their skin, resembling the patterns found on a leopard, hence their name.

Nocturnal Behavior:
Leopard geckos are primarily nocturnal, which means they are most active during the night. They have excellent night vision and are adapted to hunt and navigate in low light conditions.

Eyelids and Toepads:
Unlike many other gecko species, leopard geckos have movable eyelids, which they use to blink and clean their eyes. They also possess adhesive toepads that enable them to climb vertical surfaces.

Tail Storage:
Leopard geckos have the ability to store fat in their tails. This stored fat can be used as an energy reserve during periods of food scarcity. Additionally, if a leopard gecko feels threatened, it may shed its tail (a process called autotomy) to distract predators while it escapes. The tail can later regrow, but it usually won't look exactly the same as the original.

Diet:
In the wild, leopard geckos primarily feed on insects and other small invertebrates. In captivity, they are commonly fed a diet of appropriately sized insects, such as crickets, mealworms, and dubia roaches. It's important to provide a varied and balanced diet for their nutritional needs. Habitat and Housing: Leopard geckos are often kept in glass terrariums with suitable substrate (such as paper towels, reptile carpet, or sand) and hiding spots to replicate their natural habitat. Proper temperature gradients and humidity levels are essential for their well-being. Docile Nature: Leopard geckos are generally known for their calm and docile temperament. They can become accustomed to human presence and handling, but care should be taken not to stress or mishandle them. Leopard geckos have been bred in captivity for various morphs, leading to a wide range of color and pattern variations. If you are interested in keeping a leopard gecko as a pet, it's important to research their care requirements thoroughly and provide them with a suitable and comfortable environment to thrive.

Hand Painted.

Product Code: #100075

by Safari Ltd.

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Safari Ltd. Incredible Creatures - Leopard Gecko #100075

Manufacturer Age Recommendation:

3+ Years

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Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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