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Leopard Geckos vs. Other Geckos | Small Pets

Leopard Geckos vs. Other Geckos | Small Pets


Hello, my name is Jill Phillips, and I’m co-owner
of Squeals on Wheels, a traveling petting zoo and pony rides. My name is John Phillips. We have horses, miniature horses. We have miniature llamas and alpacas, chickens,
ducks. We have bearded dragons. Our website is www.squealsonwheels.us. Leopard geckos have a couple of peculiarities
that are not shared with other geckos. Leopard geckos are nocturnal. They come out at nighttime. They sleep during the day, and you need to
know this in case you want to entertain children. Young children need to go to bed early, and
they’re gonna to be sleeping when the leopard gecko is up and active. Leopard geckos tend to be boring for children
because they always see them sleeping in the daytime. Another difference for a leopard gecko is
that they have eyelids, and some people say it’s because they’re nocturnal, and also because
they live in a dusty desert regions of Afganistan and Pakistan. Most leopard geckos moisten and clean their
eyes with their tongues; however, leopard geckos don’t need to do this. They have the eyelids that satisfy that particular
function. The third thing about leopard geckos that
is different is that most geckos have toe pads that are adhesive. They can actually walk up the glass walls
of a aquarium cage and walk upside down at times, too. Leopard geckos have claws on their on the
end of their feet. It aids them in chasing their prey on the
ground and helps them in digging.

Comments (4)

  1. they can't climb the glass

  2. So bacicly leapord geckos are a big waste of time?

  3. They're not nocturnal. They're crepuscular

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