Madagascar Day Gecko

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Sale price$125.00


The Madagascar day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis) is a species of Phelsuma that closely resembles the Giant Day Gecko (Phelsuma grandis), but is slightly shorter in length. It lives on the eastern coast of Madagascar and typically inhabits rainforests and dwells on trees.

The Madagascar day gecko feeds on insects, fruit and nectar. This lizard is one of the largest living day geckos. It can reach a total length of about 22 cm (8.7 in). The body color is light green or bluish green. The skin between the scales often has a light color. A rust-coloured stripe extends from the nostril to behind the eye. On the back there are brownish or red-brick coloured dots which may form a thin line along the mid back. These geckos do not have eyelids, and they have flattened toe pads.

Care is comparable to care of the Giant Day Gecko.

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