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Mossy Leaf Tailed Gecko

Mossy leaf tailed gecko is a species of gecko endemic to Madagascar. The species is arboreal and nocturnal.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Family Gekkonidae
    Genus Uroplatus
    Scientific Name Uroplatus sikorae

    Size 15 to 20 cm (6 to 8 in)
    Color Grayish brown to black or greenish brown with varied markings
    Distribution Madagascar
    Habitat Tropical forests
    Diet Insects, arthropods, gastropods
    Predators Owls, rats, snakes
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Incubation Period Around 3 months in captivity
    Average Lifespan 5 years or more
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 9th 2017 by under Geckos. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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