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Common wall gecko Tarentola mauritanica

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Features

Size:
16 cm
Nutrition:
insecten, spinnen, ongewervelden
Weight:
125 - 250 gr
Age:
7 jaar/ans/years
Status:
Niet bedreigd
Family:
Common wall gecko
Environment:
Droge gebieden
{$lblHabitat}:
Zuid-Europa, Noord-Afrika

Where does he feel most at home?

The common wall gecko likes to live in de dry regions of southern Europe and northern Africa. They like areas with natural stone walls, rocks or cliffs where they can hide.

What’s his favourite food?

They’re nocturnal animals that hunt for insects and other small invertebrates.

Fun fact

They have wide adhesive cushions on their toes; it gives them the ability to walk against walls, ceilings and rocks.

The common wall gecko is also called Moorish gecko, Salamanquesa, crocodile gecko, European common gecko and Maurita naca gecko.

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