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Turner's Thick Toed Gecko

Geckos | Namibia

Introduction: Turner's thick-toed gecko (Pachydactylus turneri) is often confused with Bibron's thick-toed gecko as they are similar in size. It is a large, stout gecko with a tail shorter than the body.

Distribution: Found all over Namibia except for the Caprivi Strip and far-western reaches of Kaokoland.

Diet: Grasshoppers, beetles and ants.

Colouring: The back is creamy olive to olive grey-brown with a number of wavy crossbands. The belly is white.

Breeding: Females lay 2 or 3 clutches of eggs consisting of 2 large eggs in a small hole dug in the sand or in rock cracks.

Size: SVL 65 to 85mm. Max SVL 95mm.

Ongula Village Homestead Lodge

A traditional Owambo homestead which offers a unique opportunity of interacting with the local community while getting involved in local activities such as cattle herding and basket making.

Ruacana Eha Lodge

Situated at the Ruacana falls on the Namibia / Angola border - this lodge serves as a gateway between Kaokoland and Owamboland

Uukwaluhdi Safari Lodge

North of Etosha, east of Osahakati & west of Opuwo this remote lodge is situated on the vast plains of the Omusati Region. Attractions here include tracking Black Rhino.

Namibia Safari