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Leaf-tailed gecko in Madagascar


Leaf-tailed gecko

Leaf-tailed geckos are lizards that live only in Madagascar, an island off the coast of Africa.

Leaf-tailed geckos are nocturnal, meaning they are active at night when they hunt for insects. During the day, these geckos rely on their camouflage to blend in with their surroundings and hide from predators.

Leaf-tailed geckos are popular in the exotic pet trade.




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