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Henkel's Leaf - Tailed Gecko lives in Madagascar.
They are insectivorous.
Females lay 2 eggs per clutch, often laying multiple clutches a year. Females will camouflage the eggs by rolling them in the substrate. Incubation period is 64-100 days.
Henkel's Leaf - Tailed Gecko lives up to 15 years.
About the Henkel's Leaf - Tailed Gecko
Henkel’s Leaf - Tailed Gecko is a small beige or grey colored gecko. This can be patterned with black spots or bands. On their underside they are white. Along the sides of their head and part of the body is a frill of skin. This helps to break up their shape and with this coloration they are able to camouflage incredibly well in their environment.
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Henkels Leaf - Tailed Gecko have a unique colour and shape that helps them to camouflage and evade predators. They mimic the bark on the trees they rest on and can adjust their colour to blend in to their surroundings.