West Indian Leopard Gecko

The West Indian Leopard Gecko is a captivating reptile species native to the Caribbean region, particularly found in areas like Jamaica and Hispaniola. Fun fact about these guys is that they have the cutest and funniest sound that resembles a "scream" every time you pick them up! They are well known for their vocals.

Physical Appearance:

  1. Size: Adult West Indian Leopard Geckos typically measure around 6 to 7 inches in length, with males generally being slightly larger than females.
  2. Coloration: They boast a striking appearance with a variety of colors and patterns. Their base color can range from pale yellow to deep orange, with darker spots or bands adorning their bodies.
  3. Eyes: Their eyes are distinctive, featuring vertically slit pupils characteristic of nocturnal hunters.
  4. Tail: One of their most notable features is their plump, fleshy tail, which they use as a fat reserve. If threatened, they can detach their tail as a defense mechanism, which regenerates over time.
  5. Skin: Their skin is covered in small scales, providing protection and aiding in camouflage within their natural habitat.

Behavior and Habitat:

  1. Nocturnal: Like many gecko species, West Indian Leopard Geckos are primarily nocturnal, meaning they are most active during the night.
  2. Terrestrial: They are ground-dwelling creatures, preferring rocky or sandy habitats where they can burrow and hide during the day.
  3. Temperature: These geckos thrive in warm environments, with temperatures ranging between 75°F to 85°F (24°C to 29°C) during the day and slightly cooler at night.
  4. Diet: In the wild, they primarily feed on insects such as crickets, mealworms, and small roaches. In captivity, they are commonly fed a diet of gut-loaded insects supplemented with calcium and vitamins.
  5. Lifespan: With proper care, West Indian Leopard Geckos can live for around 15 to 20 years in captivity.

Overall, the West Indian Leopard Gecko is a captivating reptile prized by enthusiasts for its beautiful appearance, relatively docile nature, and manageable care requirements.

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SKU fuscus-01
Can Be Shipped Yes
Latin Name Eublepharis fuscus
Sex N/A
Age Juvenile
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