Can leopard geckos release their tails?

Answer Yes, leopard geckos will release or "drop" their tails when stressed, in ill health or when captured by the tail. Releasing the tail distracts predators and allows the gecko to escape. A new tail w... Read More »

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Can leopard geckos climb with their feet?

Gecko lizards have the capacity to climb vertically along walls, on glass and underwater using their feet. This ability is due to the sticky hairs that grow from the pads of their feet. The hairs o... Read More »

Can house geckos live with leopard geckos?

It is usually not a good idea to mix species of geckos because different species have different habitat needs and exhibit different behaviors. Additionally, housing two male geckos together can res... Read More »

Are leopard geckos mean?

On One Hand: Leopard Geckos Have Pleasant DispositionsLeopard geckos are generally pleasant, non-aggressive animals. Compared to other reptiles people keep as pets, these small creatures are very d... Read More »

Can leopard geckos swim?

Leopard geckos are desert animals, so they would not have a reason to develop the ability to swim. They do, as most animals, have a limited ability to swim and stay afloat, if necessary, but if the... Read More »