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Sunday, December 03, 2006

Weekend Invasive Gecko Photoblogging  

I found this photo of a hitchhiking tropical house gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia) on Flickr:

Hemidactylus mabouia
Originally uploaded by green.thumbs.

...and from there I went exploring. Lots of photodocumentation of non-native geckos hanging out in the USA:

A Mediterranean gecko in Texas:

gecko
Originally uploaded by Fifi LePew.

And another:

Here's lookin' at you kid
Originally uploaded by The Horned Jack Lizard.

In the wrong place for camouflage:

Indo-Pacific Gecko
Originally uploaded by smccann.

And finally, a beautiful-but-not-native gold dust day gecko (Phelsuma laticauda laticauda) from Hawaii:

Gecko
Originally uploaded by Max Lewis.

Thanks to green.thumbs, Fifi LePew, The Horned Jack Lizard, smccann and Max Lewis for sharing these photos under a CC license.






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