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  Leopard Geckos
Leopard geckos are nocturnal animals sheltering themselves during the day beneath rocks and in burrows.
The sex of the leopard gecko seems to be determined by the temperature at incubation.
Leopard Geckos are among the easiest of lizards to maintain given the proper conditions.
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 Pro Geckos - Leopard Gecko Care
Leopard geckos are insectivores and the most common items used in captivity are crickets, mealworms, superworms, silkworms and small cockroaches as a staple diet.
Leopard geckos have been known to easily lay 8 clutches a year with each clutch being laid in 2-4 week intervals.
Leopard geckos have become one of the most popular geckos in the world and have won the hearts of thousands of people.
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 Leopard geckos
Leopard geckos also require a humidity spot in the enclosure so that they may properly shed their skin.
Leopard geckos will also consume calcium powder straight from a dish, regulating their own intake, which I find to be the more useful method.
Leopard geckos are generally amenable to limited handling (a few times a week) and rarely bite or evacuate their cloacal contents on their keepers (which is a plus let me tell you-try tegus or most monitors some time).
www.kingsnake.com /rockymountain/RMHPages/RMHeopard.htm   (1598 words)

 The Gecko Spot---Leopard Gecko Care
Leopard geckos are one of the easiest reptiles to care for.
Leopard geckos are members of the subfamily Eublepharinae (which derives from the Latin Eu meaning good/true, and blephar meaning eyelid).
Leopard geckos are native to dry, rocky habitat in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.
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Leopard geckos will spend increasing amounts of time in the humidity chamber as they are ready to shed, as the moisture assists them in removing all old skin.
Leopard geckos are an excellent candidate for a "naturalistic" vivarium, as they do not have a reputation for "trashing" their enclosures as some heavier-bodied lizards may do.
Leopard geckos are considered very easy to breed and are an excellent starter project for the beginning herpetoculturist.
www.newenglandreptile.com /CareLeo.html   (2159 words)

 Leopard Gecko Care
Leopard geckos are found in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.
Leopard geckos are among the largest geckos with adults attaining a length of around 8 or 9 inches.
Juvenile geckos have a predominantly striped pattern that fades to the spotted pattern with age.
www.anapsid.org /leopardgek.html   (1322 words)

 Welcome to Leopard Gecko Babies
Leopard geckos like to climb, rocks, shelves and pieces of wood can all be used to up the level of activity of your geckos at night.
Leopard geckos are nocturnal creatures it is therefore essential to provide them with places to hide and sleep in during the daylight hours, with hides in both the warm and cool ends of the enclosure.
Leopard geckos are cold-blooded and therefore need to be provided with a heat source, they must however have a warm and cool area to ensure that they can regulate their own temperature, they should be provided with a basking temperature of 30-32°C (86-90°F), with a background temperature of 24-26°C (75-79°F).
www.leopardgeckobabies.co.uk /caresheet.htm   (1703 words)

 Leopard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius): Stats & Facts
Leopard geckos are relatively easy to maintain, and a good choice for the beginner.
Leopard geckos live on land, and generally do not climb, therefore it is important to have a long, shallow aquarium or other housing unit, versus a tall, short one.
Leopard geckos are one of the easiest reptiles to breed.
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 The Gecko Spot---Leopard Gecko Health
When a leopard gecko feels threatened, or is grabbed by the tail, it will drop its tail as a defense mechanism (the tail will wiggle on the ground, and hopefully act as a distraction to the threat while the gecko makes its escape).
Geckos with abnormal feces should be taken to the vet, ideally a fecal sample should be examined, by the vet, for signs of parasites or bacterial infection.
Female leopard geckos sometimes fail to pass one or both of their eggs in a clutch, when this happens the leo is said to be egg bound.
www.thegeckospot.com /leohealth.html   (2789 words)

 Dr Gecko: Leopard Gecko Behaviours
Leopard geckos tend to be less active during the cooler months and may also cut back on their eating (seasonal anorexia).
Leopard geckos has a handy defense mechanism whereby they can drop their tail if they feel threatened or are grabbed by the tail.
Leopard geckos will often tongue flick their food several times (especially new prey items) as they decide whether or not they want to eat it.
www.drgecko.com /behaviours.htm   (1201 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geckos are small to moderately large lizards belonging to the family Gekkonidae which are found in warm climates throughout the world.
Bibrons gecko, Pachydactylus bibroni — Native to Southern Africa, this hardy arboreal gecko is relatively common as a pet.
The leopard gecko tends to be docile and calm.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=geckos   (1103 words)

The leopard gecko, (Eublepharis macularius), is an ideal pet that takes up little space, has simple food requirements, comes in designer colors and patterns and can withstand the life dealt out by even the most absent-minded of keepers.
Male geckos are larger, heavier in the neck region, have a line of small pores on their belly between their hindlegs which are just in front of the anal opening or vent and they exhibit two swellings at their tail base and just past the vent.
Leopard geckos are sexually mature at 10 months of age and usually lay their first pairs of eggs of the season from January to August.
www.leopardgecko.com /emcare.html   (1863 words)

The Leopard Gecko gets its common name from its appearance: this lizard sports a multitude of fl spots and blotches on a yellow background coloration (the belly is plain white).
Leopard Geckos are carnivores and will eat a variety of food items: crickets, meal worms, king meal worms (Zoophobias), and newborn pink mice are all accepted enthusiastically.
Once you've discovered the joys of owning a Leopard Gecko, you may want to try your hand at breeding these lizards, as they are one of the easiest reptiles to breed in captivity.
www.petstation.com /leopardgecko.html   (575 words)

 Leopard Gecko
The leopard gecko is white or pale yellow with dark brown spots.
Leopard geckos excrete nitrogenous waste in solid crystal form as uric acid instead of as urine.
Their legs are long and thin and allow the gecko to hold its body off the ground when it runs.
www.eriezoo.org /leopard_gecko.htm   (228 words)

 leopardgecko.ca - Leopardgecko Care Sheet
These geckos are docile, long lived, and a favorite of both beginer and advanced leopard gecko keepers.
Leopard geckos can be quite easy to breed, although they do require a period of hibernation or brumation.
Only breed your geckos after temperatures are back to normal, and your gecko is healthy, eating well, and has a substantial fat and water deposit (a nice fat tail).
www.leopardgecko.ca /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3&Itemid=1   (679 words)

 Leopard Gecko Care Sheet
Leopard Geckos are relatively long-lived and hardy lizards.
For Leopard Geckos you can dust it on their food or even provide it to them in a small dish which they will lick it from.
Leopard Geckos will almost always choose one corner of their habitat to 'relieve' themselves.
www.the-lizard-lounge.com /content/species/leopard-gecko.asp   (355 words)

 Leopard Gecko Feeding - Leopard Gecko Care Sheet - Geckosuk.com
Crickets are often the staple diet for most leopard geckos, they can be purchased or bread in a number of sizes to feed all ages of leopard gecko.
You should feed as many crickets to your geckos as they will eat in one sitting and then next time you can simply pop the same number in the terrarium and leave them too it.
Its a wise idea to provide supplements to your leopard geckos to aid healthy growth and living.
www.geckosuk.com /leopard-gecko-feeding.php   (496 words)

 Leopard Gecko
Leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius), native of Pakistan, is a gentle yet hardy lizard.
Leopard geckos are native to desert areas of Pakistan, Northwestern India and Afghanistan.
Leopard geckos are strictly nocturnal, emerging at night from holes and crevices to hunt for food, avoiding the heat of the day.
www.lizards.com /learn/leopardGecko.jsp   (784 words)

 Leopard Gecko
The most difficult part of choosing a Leopard Gecko for a pet is usually determining which color pattern is desired.
Leopard Geckos are native to Central Asia, especially the semi-arid areas of India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.
Leopard Geckos are among the easiest of lizards to house and care for.
www.tetra-fish.com /fauna/leopardgecko.aspx   (674 words)

 Leopard Gecko Care Sheet
Leopard Geckos are terrestrial (they live on the ground) and they are nocturnal (active at night).
Leopard Geckos are available in a wide range of colors and patterns which are the result of selective captive breeding.
Crickets will bite your geckos while they sleep, these bites are prone to infection, so if you pull off one side of their legs then they cannot move around the cage and get to the gecko and also this prevents the crickets from climbing out of the cage.
www.geocities.com /geckodistrict/leopard.html   (1022 words)

Leopard geckos are members of the sub-family Eublepharinae, or the eye-lidded geckos.
Many geckos lack eyelids, but the leopard geckos' are movable, which allow them to blink and close their eyes while sleeping.
Leopards in captivity appear to recognize their keepers, and are at times content to sit on a shoulder for hours.
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 The Leopard Gecko Manual: Includes African Fat-Tailed Geckos (Advanced Vivarium Systems)
Many people buy a leopard gecko for their child expecting that the reptile will live only two or three years, then get rid of the animal when they realize their error and the length of the commitment involved.
If you are interested in breeding geckos, there is information on that subject plus the research of Dr. Brian Viets on temperature sex determination and coloration in case you want to specify those aspects of the geckos you breed.
The top gecko people in the country collaborated to write this book, and the information is extensive, but simple to understand.
www.xmlwriter.net /books/viewbook/The_Leopard_Gecko_Manual:_Includes_African_Fat_Tailed_Geckos_(Herpetocultural_Library)-1882770625.html   (764 words)

 Leopard Gecko FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the past, I kept four leopard geckos in a 20 gallon long terrarium, which seemed to be fine for their well being.
Leopard geckos are nocturnal animals which means for the most part, they sleep during the day, when the sun is out.
I personally saw a leopard gecko that starved to death even after it was removed from the enclosure that housed the other male.
www.herpcam.com /leofaq.htm   (4447 words)

 Leopard Gecko Care
Leopard geckos are native to the dry, rocky habitat of Pakistan, India, Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan.They have a normal lifespan of 15 to 20 years, reaching their adult size at around 1 year of age.
When a gecko eats, if it swallows some of the sand, it cannot be digested and may build up in their stomach, causing severe pain, sickness, and possibly death.
Temperature: Since leopard geckos, like other reptiles, are cold-blooded, they require the temperature in their habitat to be that of what their body needs to live.
www.galacticgeckos.com /care.html   (1158 words)

 California Zoological Supply | Leopard Geckos
Leopard Geckos eat their shed skin which is beneficial to their diet.
A 10 gallon aquarium with a well-ventilated lid is suitable for 1 adult Leopard Gecko.
Hatchling Leopard Geckos should be lightly misted twice weekly to assist them in shedding their skin.
www.calzoo.com /html/leopardgeckos.html   (1090 words)

 Gecko - Critter Corner - Judy Jones
Geckos belong to the reptile order of lizards (squamata) and the gecko family (gekkonidae).
The leopard gecko has a wonderfully gentle disposition and is very unlikely to bite.
Leopard geckos are very easy to handle and they will be much gentler the more they are handled.
www.teachersnetwork.org /dcs/critter/gecko.htm   (1116 words)

 Leopard Gecko Genetics - A Discussion of Particular Leopard Gecko Morphs
Leopard gecko genetics is an extremely fascinating subject and one of the reasons leopard geckos are my favorite species to breed.
Example: If you were to breed an albino leopard gecko with a non-albino (“normal”) animal, all babies would be heterozygous for albinism, carrying one copy of the albino gene and one copy of the non-albino (“normal”) gene.
For example, geckos that were observed to show a small amount of tangerine were bred together, and those offspring showing the most tangerine were selected and bred together, and this was repeated over many generations.
www.geckosetc.com /htm/genetics.htm   (2578 words)

 ANIMAL BYTES - Leopard Gecko
Nearly all geckos have a voice, ranging from a small squeak to the deafening whistles of the African whistling gecko.
Many geckos lack eyelids, but the leopard gecko's are not only has translucent, but they are movable, which allows them to blink and close their eyes while sleeping.
Leopard geckos are very popular in the pet trade and sometimes are unfortunately released to the wild in non-indigenous areas.
www.seaworld.org /animal-info/animal-bytes/animalia/eumetazoa/coelomates/deuterostomes/chordata/craniata/reptilia/squamata/leopard-gecko.htm   (259 words)

 Leopard Gecko Care
Unlike most of the other reptile, leopard gecko gain much popularity as pet due to its unique color and characteristics on different stage on their life.
Leopard Gecko is one of the reptile that is breeding well in captivity.
Housing a young leopard gecko is one of the toughest tasks in leopard gecko care.
www.leopardgeckocare.net   (665 words)

 Leopard Gecko Care Sheet
Gecko hatchlings should be fed 1/2 inch crickets and adults should be fed 3/4 inch crickets.
Mating for the Leopard Geckos can occur in January or February with the first eggs being laid in February.
Normally leopard geckos will defecate in the same area making cleanup easy.
www.bright.net /~a1rep/a1leocare.html   (1056 words)

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