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Eye of the Gecko

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Max & Jessy
Characteristics
Adaptations
Live, Eat or be Eaten
Habitat/Niche
Special Behaviors and Human Significance
Gecko Acrostic Poem

Characteristics of a Leopard Gecko
 
 
Body Color   
  • in the wild - cream to yellow back ground color with black spots
  • in captivity - high yellow, orange, striped, patternless, "Blizzard Lizzard" (solid white), "amelanistic" (no black marking)

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I'm no Zebra

Leopards Geckos VS. other Geckos
 
  • Leopard Geckos have eyelids
  • Leopard Geckos clean their eyes with their eyellids
  • Leopard Geckos do not have toe pads
  • Leopard Geckos can not climb walls or glass
  • Leopard Geckos have sharp claws for traction in the dirt

 

  • Other Geckos do not have eyelids
  • Other Geckos clean their eyes with their tongues
  • Other Geckos have toe pads for climbing walls or glass
  • Other Geckos do not have as good of traction in the dirt

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Building Bicepts

Max and Jessy :
  • bumpy skin
  • cold blooded
  • rough on top soft on bottom
  • nails feels sharp with pressure
  • you can see in one ear and out the other