Namaqua Thick Toed Gecko
Geckos | Namibia
Introduction: The Namaqua thick-toed gecko (Pachydactylus namaquensis) is large, stout and has a rough but tender skin. They are mainly active at night, usually living in rock crevices or cracks on both isolated boulders and rocky outcrops. The tail is slightly shorter than the head and body.
Distribution: There is a single species of this gecko found in the Huib-Hoch Plateau in south of Namibia.
Diet: Grasshoppers, moths, caterpillars and beetles.
Colouring: The back is olive-grey, with indistinct, paler markings. The belly is creamy-white to yellowish-white.
Breeding: Females lay 2 hard-shelled eggs.
Size: SVL 70 to 80mm. Max SVL 85mm.
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An owner run lodge, set in a scenic and mountainous area, just off the main road between Keetmanshoop & Grunau. Comfortable well equipped rooms are complimented by game drives (including night drives) on the large farm
Nestled in the great valley of the Karas region and situated on the banks of the Orange River, about 50km from the South African / Namibia border post
The Orange River Lodge is situated near Noordoewer on the border between South Africa and Namibia
A small lodge set on the third biggest game reserve in Namibia. Expect tranquility and a very personalised service in a remote environment
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