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Koch's Thick Toed Gecko

Geckos | Namibia

Introduction: Koch's thick-toed gecko (Pachydactylus kochii) is another species of thick-toed gecko endemic to Namibia. It is long and slender with longer limbs than most other geckos. They prefer open sandy plains with scattered boulders for protection.

Distribution: In and around the Cape Cross region and other northern Namib Desert regions.

Diet: Small insects.

Colouring: A greyish white body above with a chalky white belly.

Breeding: Females lay 1 or 2 clutches of a couple of hard-shelled eggs in sandy soil around October to March.

Size: SVL 40 to 50mm. Max SVL 54mm.

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