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East Indian Leopard Gecko

East Indian Leopard Gecko

Very unusual in captivity, this species is very similar to its cousin (the common leopard gecko) but has very slightly different care requirements. More of a forest edge and savannah species, this pretty little gecko makes an unusual, if rather shy, pet.

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  • Origin:East India
  • Temperament: Good-tempered but rather shy
  • Housing: Large glass terrarium or wooden vivarium
  • Diet: Insectivorous

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A slightly different patterning is the first noticeable difference between these geckos and the commoner leopard gecko. They do require slightly different care, being more of a grassland and forest edge species they appreciate a higher humidity, although temperature and other care requirements are still the same. As babies they are a dark velvety brown – almost black – with yellow bands, and as they grow they lighten to a warm chocolate brown with yellow and cream bands, with some speckling on the legs and tail.

They are a rather shy species, but if introduced to it carefully they can be handled. The babies are nervous and quick, but not aggressive. A lovely species for the keeper who wants something a little different.

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