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Kaoko Web Footed Gecko

Geckos | Namibia

Introduction: Kaokoland web-footed geckos (Palmatogecko vanzyli) are rather unusual but attractive looking geckos that have slender bodies, flattened heads, a pointed snout and large eyes with vertical pupils. They construct day time burrows in the sand using their clawed front feet in conjunction with webbed hind feet to push the sand out of the way on the way down.

Distribution: Northern Skeleton Coast areas of the Namib Desert

Diet: Termites and small beetles.

Colouring: A light brown back with purply brown blotches along the back and tail. The belly is white.

Breeding: Females lay 2 large eggs.

Size: SVL 50 to 60mm. Max SVL 60mm.

Cape Cross Lodge

Wonderfully situated remote lodge - directly on the beach near the Cape Cross seal colony

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp

An upmarket lodge on the Skeleton Coast - only visit-able as part of a fly in safari.

Terrace Bay

Accommodation in the Skeleton Coast, really catering for fisherman but hardened visitors who absolutely have to spend a few nights inside the Skeleton Coast Park may choose to stay here

Torra Bay

A campsite in the Skeleton Coast Park, popular with fisherman during the summer holidays

Namibia Safari