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Henkel’s Leaf-tailed Gecko

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.