Animal Update: Knob-Tailed Gecko

We're excited to welcome a baby knob-tailed gecko to the Australia:Wild Extremes exhibit!

Published November 13, 2015


The new knob-tailed gecko hatched on October 16 from an egg laid in mid-August. These geckos can grow to about 5 1/2 inches and are found throughout the rocky plains in the Northern Territory of Australia.


They find shelter during the day under boulders or shallow burrows and emerge at night to hunt insects, scorpions and spiders.

Stay tuned for more behind-the-scenes updates!

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