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Sunday, July 29, 2012

Cape Dwarf Gecko (Lygodactylus capensis)

Family Gekkonidae
The Cape Dwarf Gecko (Lygodactylus capensis) is found in the woodlands and forests of central and southern Africa.
 Length (snout to vent length) is 39 mm for males, 43 mm for females. Throat is stippled with grey or brown while the belly is cream coloured. The back is grey-brown with dark streak from snout to shoulder or beyond. It is sometimes seen as a pet.
Information from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_dwarf_gecko