One of the most commonly kept lizards, the leopard gecko is hardy, friendly, and full of personality. This interesting reptile can vocalize, lick its eyes, and “wink” its ears! Leopard Geckos are relatively easy to care for as long as you follow a few basic rules.
Other Animal Facts
Deserts of India and the Middle East
Most commonly yellow or white with black spots, but can be almost any color of the rainbow
Needs a temperature gradient of 85-90°F on the warm side and 78-80°F on the cool side
Leopard Geckos are generally docile animals that tolerate some handling.
Eats a variety of insects, such as crickets, mealworms, superworms, flies, and roaches.
Can be housed alone or in pairs in a standard aquarium. Include a hide box.
Size & Lifespan
Adults are 8-10 inches in length (male) and 7-8 inches (female). Can live 8-10 years.