Leopard Gecko

Eublepharis maculariusLeopard Gecko

Description: Leopard geckos are among the largest geckos with adults attaining a length of around 8 or 9 inches. Most leopard geckos have a yellow background with brown spots covering the adults. Juvenile geckos have a predominantly striped pattern that fades to the spotted pattern with age.

Range: Pakistan, Afghanistan, and northwestern India

Habitat: Hot arid deserts.

Diet:
Wild: Insects and occasionally very small mammals
Zoo: Crickets

Reproduction: Leopard geckos reach sexual maturity after 1-2 years. Females lay 5-10 clutches of 2 eggs throughout the breeding season.