Leopard Gecko


4-STAR Ambassador's Biography

  • Name: GORDON
  • Sex: M
  • Nationality: IND
  • Hobbies: Hide and seek
  • Personality: Tender
  • Zoo Diet: Silkworms, crickets, other insects








  • Wild Facts
  • Type:
  • Species Authority:
    Edward Blyth, 1854
  • Distribution:
    India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran
  • Habitat:
    Deserts, rocky and dry grasslands
  • Terrain:
  • Wild Diet:
  • Adult Size:
    25 cm / 60 g
  • Life Span:
    6-10 years in the wild; Up to 30 years in captivity
  • Predators:
    Snakes, monitor lizards, frogs, foxes, owls
  • Fun Facts:
    • - Unlike most geckos, Leopard Geckos have eyelids and can close their eyes.
    • - Unlike most geckos, Leopard Geckos' toes do not have adhesive lamellae, so they cannot climb smooth vertical walls.
    • - When food is scarce in the desert, they can rely on their ability to store excess fat in their tails to survive without food for up to 9 months.