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  Herpetoculture Chat Group
Tokay geckos are an arboreal species, mainly inhabiting rain forests, but in many parts of their range they are commonly found in people's houses.
Tokays are known as being solitary animals and are recommended to be kept individually, but can be kept in pairs or trios as long as there is only one male.
Tokays do not require extremely high humidity, but still should not be kept too dry, as the humidity is equal in importance to proper heating for breeding success.
groups.msn.com /HerpetocultureChatGroup/tokaygecko.msnw   (1387 words)

 Tokay Geckos
Tokays have the specialized lamellae on the pads of their toes which enable them to walk on vertical surfaces, including ceilings.
While I am not sure how tokays may have gotten that sobriquet, other than their attitude when bothered by a large, hairy, heavily armed mammal dozens of times its size, this is, indeed, that lizard.
Tokays can certainly be set up in a properly furnished terrarium...note, however, that they may rarely be seen as they are strictly nocturnal.
www.anapsid.org /tokays.html   (865 words)

Tokay has several meanings, all relating to wine.
Later it came to be used to refer to wine produced from Muscadelle[?].
The phrase "Tokay Pinot Gris" is now used to indicate this variety.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/to/Tokay.html   (82 words)

 Tokay Gecko Care Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Tokay Geckos are pale gray with bluish spots when they have been in the dark, darkening to dark gray with reddish spots in the light.
Tokay Geckos have lamellae on the pads of their toes which enable them to walk on vertical surfaces, including ceilings, and even glass.
Tokay's get their water by drinking the dew off of plants, themselves, and whatever they are climbing on.
killing-joke.com /tokay.htm   (713 words)

 Tokay Gecko
Tokays have a slender body with a large head, in which the eyes are prominent.
Tokay geckos mature sexually in one year, with the males having several females he mates with.
Tokay geckos are named for their calls, “to-kay” and “geck-oh.” Geckos are the only reptiles to use their voices extensively.
www.eriezoo.org /tokay_gecko.htm   (353 words)

 gexfiles - tokay care sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The tokay gecko (Gekko gecko) is nocturnal and native to southeast Asia.
The voice of the tokay is like a to-kay or tuk-koo and is repeated about 6-8 times, but dropping off in loudness at the end of the call.
The natural range of the tokay gecko is southeast Asia amd the Malay Archipelago, but is now has established breeding colonies in the U. They are established in south Florida in the Miami area along the Atlantic Coast in Dade and Broward counties and in Lee county along the Gulf Coast.
www.gexfiles.com /tokaycare.html   (666 words)

The Tokay custom is to keep the most nobly rotten (or 'Aszu') grapes to one side and crush them into a pulp in tubs called puttonyok.
The most luxurious Tokay of all is made only from the juice which Aszu berries naturally exude as they are waiting to be crushed.
Modern Tokay is stabilized by pasteurization, which may account partly for its faintly madeira-like or cooked flavour.
www.foodandwine.net /wine/wine0057.htm   (502 words)

 Strat's Place - Daniel Rogov - A Few Words on Tokay
It was only in the 17th century, when a threatened attack by the Turks postponed the harvest and the grapes shriveled on the vines that the sweet red wine we know today was born.
The best Tokays are those called Aszu and are made from late-harvested grapes that are encouraged to develop the mold known as Botrytis Cinerea, the action of which allows the water in the grape to evaporate, leaving behind a remarkably high concentration of sugar.
In making the version of Tokay known as Szamorodni, (Hungarian for "as it is grown"), all of the grapes that have been left over at the end of the harvest, ripe, over-ripe and even rotten are put in a vat together and the juice is fermented in the normal way.
www.stratsplace.com /rogov/tokay.html   (921 words)

 Tokay Gecko Care Sheet and Information - WNYHS
The male is distinguished from the female by an angular row of 10 to 24 pre-anal pores.
Tokay geckos have voices that bark, grunt and trill.
Temperature: Tokay geckos should be kept in a relative cage temperature of 85° to 90° F during the day with a 15° F drop during the night.
www.wnyherp.org /care-sheets/lizards/tokay-gecko.php   (759 words)

 BBC - Science & Nature - Wildfacts - Tokay gecko
Tokay geckos are commonly offered as pets - but their fierce bite makes them a potentially painful companion.
Tokay geckos are an arboreal species, mainly from rain forests, but in many parts of their range they are common in houses.
The tokay was the first gecko to be scientifically named by Linnaeus in 1758.
www.bbc.co.uk /nature/wildfacts/factfiles/476.shtml   (367 words)

 Tokay Gecko
Tokay Geckos are one of the largest geckos, with males reaching lengths of 12-14 inches.
In the zoo, our tokays eat crickets and pinkies (young mice, which have bright pink skin until their fur grows in).
In many parts of their native range, they are thought to bring good luck, and a gecko's bark after the birth of a child is considered a good omen for the child.
www.garden-city.org /zoo/animalinfo/ReptAmph/tokay_gecko.htm   (423 words)

 Biodiversity in Belize - Tokay Gecko
At that stage interviews were held with people working on the caye and it was learned that the animals were originally brought in by a tour operator and released.
There are indications that the local gecko population is declining potentially as a result of predation by the aggressive Tokay.
Tokay Gecko's are one of the largest gecko's alive today with a length of near 35 cm (14").
biological-diversity.info /tokay.htm   (870 words)

 Wine Tidbits - A Short history of Tokay
Tokay is made from a table grape (also called Flame Tokay) with a thick red skin and blandtasting flesh with seeds.
Tokay's prestige continued into the 20th century; even today, it ranks with Port, Madeira, and some Alsatian whites as among the world's most prized after-dinner wines.
In Communist Czechoslovakia, the indifference to the Tokay mystique was so great that the government traded away its right to the Tokay trademark in exchange for the right to export beer to Hungary.
www.uncork.com.au /tidbits20.htm   (651 words)

 Tokay; Tokay Aszú; Tokay Essencia Definition in the Wine Dictionary at Epicurious.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Tokay Essencia, the rarest and most expensive of the Tokay wines, is made from the small amount of juice that is squeezed out naturally by the weight of the grapes on top of each other.
Tokay Aszú labels indicate how many puttonyos have been used-three, four, or five are the norm, and six on rare occasions.
Tokay Szamorodni, which means "as it comes," is a basic wine made from uninfected grapes without the intentional addition of any aszú grapes.
www.epicurious.com /drinking/wine_dictionary/entry?id=8221   (573 words)

 Tokay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tokay gecko is a type of gecko (lizard).
Tokay, New Mexico was a mining town near San Antonio.
Tokay High School, a high school in Lodi, California.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tokay   (230 words)

 Magyar Wine: Tokay
Unfortunately, during much of the last century, the vineyards of Tokay were decimated by disease, war and collectivization.
Today, unless a person is very old, or very lucky, he has probably never experienced the joys of a true Tokay.
A sip of our unique varietal, award winning Tokay and the lucky recipient will be in total agreement with the Sun King.
www.magyargifts.com /pagesEnglish/wine/fw_tokay.html   (284 words)

 FUSD - Tokay Elementary School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
For the past five years I have worked as a vice-principal and interim principal at the elementary and middle school levels, Prior to working in school administration, I was a classroom teacher at both the elementary and middle school, where I taught third, fourth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
Tokay is an educational community with a long-standing tradition of excellence.
Tokay Elementary School is one of twenty-seven elementary schools in the Fontana Unified School District.
www.fontana.k12.ca.us /schools/Elementary/Tokay   (516 words)

 Tokay gecko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While Tokay Geckos are frequently seen in the exotic pet trade, they are often seen as an undesirable animal to own because of their aggressive temperament.
the more common fl tokay, which is generally smaller, thinner and darker, and the red-spot tokay, which is generally more robust with thicker toe pads and brighter markings.
certain handleing methods may 'tame' a red-spot tokay in a matter of months, but the task is not for the light-hearted as red-spots have a stronger bite than the fls.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tokay_gecko   (1077 words)

 Welcome to egullet.org
The re-entry of Tokay into the world wine market coupled with the increased regulation of food and wine names by the EU has created an identity crisis for two of Europe's other fine white wines: Alsace's Tokay d'Alsace and Italy's Tocai Friulano.
But Tokay in Hungary is made primarily from a grape called furmint which is not related to pinot gris or the pinot grigio in Italy.
But after years of "Tokay d'Alsace-Pinot Gris" crowding their labels, they are now dropping the old name and today everyone is accustomed to seeing only pinot gris on the label.
www.egullet.org /tdg.cgi?pg=ARTICLE-camptokay   (1153 words)

Tokay wines in 70 cl. bottles Furmint and Hárslevelú are "quality wines" as opposed to "special quality wines"
he Tokay character requires suitable grape varieties that ripen late in order to make good use of the sunshine and warmth of the long autumn.
he oldest bottle of wine ever to be sold at auction was a bottle of 1646 imperial Tokay, which was bought by John A. Chunko of princeton, New Jersey, USA, and Jay Walker of Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA for the sum of S Fr1,250 (including buyers premium) at Sotheby's, Geneva, Switzerland, on Nov 16, 1984.
www.funkcity.demon.co.uk /tokaj2.htm   (2617 words)

 Tokay Gecko
s: An extremely vocal lizard, the Tokay gecko derives it's common name for the geckos ability to make a very loud noise that sounds like "to-kay" Rain Forests of Asia contain many natural predators of the Tokay Gecko, for this reason the Tokay has developed a nasty disposition as well as a powerful bite.
In Florida the Tokay Gecko is often used in Greenhouses as a natural form of pest control, cockroaches and other insects do not stand a chance with this formidable hunter prowling around at night.
Status in Wild: Numbers appear to be stable in the majority of the undisturbed regions of the Tokay Geckos natural range.
www.rfadventures.com /tokay_gecko.htm   (109 words)

 medmusings: WSW on Tokay
$28/500ml Lush, open and bursting with marmalade and eastern spice notes, this Tokay also has a firm structure and citrus peel bitterness that reins it in on the long finish.
WSW covers Tokay today and these are the ones i'd be interested in...
Lush, open and bursting with marmalade and eastern spice notes, this Tokay also has a firm structure and citrus peel bitterness that reins it in on the long
www.enochchoi.com /thoughts/archives/000883.html   (397 words)

These pages outline the taxonomy, reproductin and mating behavior, general behavior, and ecological traits of the Tokay Gecko and also contain pictures of my Tokays and a works cited page complete with links to internet pages containing more detailed information on the data presented here.
I have collected many pictures and graphics related to Tokay Geckos and lizards in general.
These two Tokays hatched in February from eggs lain in July.
www.reance.my100megs.com /html/bpl/tokay.htm   (127 words)

 Backyard Jungle . Homepage . Tokay | PBS Kids
When it's time to clean the tanks you need heavy leather gloves to withstand its bite because it has very sharp teeth.
Tokay has not picked a favorite artist, animals, or movies yet.
Unless otherwise indicated in Terms of Use, all content © 2002-2006 Forum One Communications.
pbskids.org /backyardjungle/homepage/Tokay   (64 words)

 Geckos-Tokay - Information on Tokay Geckos
Can tokay geckos be housed with water dragons
How big does a tokay has to breed to breed
Can a 5 inch male tokay bark as a baby
www.repticzone.com /forums/Geckos-Tokay/index.html   (54 words)

 Alsace Tokay Wine Information, French Wine Guide
Tokay of Alsace is made 100% from Pinot Gris grape variety which is from Alsace itself or Burgundy and has never been linked with Hungary.
It is such a rich and round white that it can even replace red wine with a red meat dish.
However white meat is generally recommended with Tokay Pinot Gris.
www.terroir-france.com /region/alsace_tokay.htm   (165 words)

 Tokay Stitch 'N' Quilt Guide
The Tokay Stitch ‘N' Quilt Guild awards two $500 scholarships per year.
The Tokay Stitch ‘N Quilt Guild will award a $500.00 scholarship to a high school senior who is planning to continue with her/his education at a college (two or four year), trade school or art school.
The scholarship will be presented at the June meeting of the Tokay Stitch ‘N’ Quilt Guild.
www.tokaystitchnquilt.org /scholarships.html   (180 words)

What inspired Tokay was the time he spend living in Indonesia.
"Tokay" is the sound of Indonesia, everywhere you stay, until late in the evening you can hear that sound.
At ToKaY's website you find more samples, at higher sound quality.
www.myspace.com /tokaydj   (523 words)

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