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Bibron Gecko

Bibron gecko is a species of gecko found only in southern Africa. The species is more robust than most other geckos. The gecko is territorial as male’s exhibit aggressive behavior towards each other. Females can also be aggressive toward one another, although to a lesser extent.  Although the gecko is mainly arboreal, the creature also comes to the ground to feed.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Family Gekkonidae
    Genus Pachydactylus
    Scientific Name Pachydactylus bibronii

    Size 6 to 8 in (15 to 20 cm)
    Habitat Arid environments having rocky outcroppings with many crevices
    Diet Insectivorous
    Color Brown base color with black crossbars on the upper surface and white dots; white or light brown belly
    Distribution Southern Africa
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 2 eggs
    Average Lifespan 5 to 8 years in captivity

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    Published on September 14th 2017 by under Geckos. Article was last reviewed on 23rd August 2019.

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