TOKAY GECKO (Gecko gecko)  -  ©esteve1/Esteve Bosch

  • The Tokay Gecko is the second largest Gecko species, attaining lengths of about 30–40 cm (11–15 inches) for males, and 20–30 cm (7–11 inches)
  • They are distinctive in appearance, with a bluish or greyish body, sporting spots ranging from light yellow to bright red. The male is more brightly coloured than the female.
  • They have large eyes with a vertical slit pupil. Eyes are brown to greenish brown and can be orange or yellow.
  • Males are very territorial, and will attack other male Tokays as well as other Gecko species, as well as anything else in their territory.
  • They are solitary and only meet during the mating season.
  • Females lay clutches of one or two hard shelled eggs which are guarded until they hatch
  • Tokay Geckos feed on insects and small vertebrates
  • The typical lifespan is 7–10 years, however in captivity some Tokays have been known to live over 18 years.

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