Project Description

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Carrot-Tail Viper Gecko

Hemidactylus imbricatus

Animal Class: Reptile

Length: 3-4 inches

Lifespan: 10-15 years

Diet: Insectivore

Habitat: Dry, rocky areas in southern and western Pakistan and surrounding areas.

Description: This micro gecko species is brown and most notable for having a fat, carrot-shaped tail where they store fat. They also have keeled scales like a viper.

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Our Animals: Yin and Yang