Category: Leopard Gecko Facts

Here at the Leopard Gecko Habitat, you can find articles and posts about Leopard Gecko Facts, Statistics, Taxonomy, and Information

  • Handling a Leopard Gecko

    Leopard Gecko Tails: 5 Interesting Facts

    Leopard geckos have impressive tails, which serve several vital purposes. Much of the leopard gecko’s body language can be seen in its tail. From a warning, sign of aggression, show of excitement, or a signal it’s going to pounce, you can see it all in the tail. The tail is a defense mechanism and emergency…

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  • Leopard Gecko Information

    Leopard Gecko Information | Facts | Stats |

    Leopard Geckos are a popular pet and are readily available from pet shops and breeders alike. If you’d like to learn more, we have a wealth of leopard gecko information throughout the pages of The Habitat, and some interesting leopard gecko facts for you on this page. If you’re looking for information on feeding, behavior,…

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  • Do Leopard Geckos Have Teeth

    Do Leopard Geckos Have Teeth?

    When you imagine a reptile, you may think of sharp claws and scales. But what about teeth? Do leopard geckos have them? It’s a common question that many potential lizard owners want to know. Leopard geckos have teeth that help them capture and eat their prey. To understand more about these little creatures, let’s take…

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  • Where Do Leopard Geckos Come From?

    Where Do Leopard Geckos Come From?

    Leopard Geckos are one of the most popular pet reptiles.  Seeing them in pet stores, I always wonder where they are sourced from.  Where do leopard geckos come from? Wild leopard geckos can be found in the desert regions of Iraq, Iran, India, and Afghanistan. Pet leopard geckos are sourced primarily from reptile mills where…

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  • Are Leopard Geckos Nocturnal

    Are Leopard Geckos Nocturnal? (the answer may surprise you)

    Leopard geckos are often thought of as nocturnal because they sleep during daylight hours. Leopard geckos are crepuscular, not nocturnal. This means leopard geckos are most active in the twilight hours between dusk and dawn.

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  • How big does a leopard gecko get?

    How big does a leopard gecko get?

    When deciding on a pet, size matters.  How big your pet may get and how much space it will need factor into the decision (especially for pet owners in apartments or smaller living spaces.)  Leopard geckos are great pets for a number of reasons, and their size makes them an option for almost anyone looking…

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  • pet leopard gecko isolated on white background

    Common Leopard Gecko Questions: New Owner Leopard Gecko Guide

    You’re bound to have some “new owner” leopard gecko questions as you’re learning how to care for yours. We’ve compiled some common leopard gecko questions into a new owner leopard gecko guide.

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  • Leopard Gecko Eyes Closed

    Do Leopard Geckos Close Their Eyes?

    Many pet lizards can be unnerving with their unblinking reptilian gaze.  It looks like they are always alert, always watching.  People often wonder if leopard geckos can close their eyes. Leopard geckos can and do close their eyes.  Leopard geckos can blink.  Leopard geckos sleep with their eyes closed.  The ability to close their eyes…

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  • Holding a tame leopard gecko

    9 Things to Know Before Getting a Leopard Gecko

    If you’re considering a reptile as a pet, leopard geckos are a great choice. To make sure you’re prepared to care for your new pet, we’ve compiled a list of key things to know before getting a leopard gecko.

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  • how often does a leopard gecko poop?

    How Often does a Leopard Gecko Poop?

    Hatchling and juvenile leopard geckos may poop several times a day, where adult leopard geckos may poop once every few days. Age, metabolism, and amount of food consumed will all affect how often a leopard gecko poops.

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