by Paul
(Crocodile Bridge)



...I know, you were going to say 'Drongo' weren't you! This is a rare fork-tailed Gecko photgraphed in one of the Crocodile Bridge bungalows.

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Feb 28, 2011
It's a mutation
by: Mario

When lizards are attacked they have a safety mechanism whereby their tail breaks off but grows again. This gecko's tail has grown back with two parts - like some humans are born with an extra toe or finger, so its not a different species.

Feb 04, 2011
That's What I Found Too!
by: PK-JIN

Found the same type today while I was looking outside the window (the variable-pitch slat windows). I also took several photos of this unusual gecko (we call them chi-chaks here in Irian Jaya).
To me it's a very appalling sight. But good to hear that the gecko I found isn't the only fork-tailed one on the planet!
By the way, is this a special species of gecko or is it just a mutation?

Jan 03, 2010
What an unusual photo!
by: Jake

The Kruger is full of unusual critters - lucky you had your camera with you!

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