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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.

Mokuti Lodge

Large lodge situated at the Namutoni entrance gate to Etosha. Excellent facilities but expect to share these with large group tours

Namibia Safari