Diplodactylus conspicillatus Variable Fat-tailed Gecko
Some other names for this species:
Fat-tailed Gecko, Burrow-plug Gecko
East MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, AustraliaOctober 7, 2015
Variable Fat-tailed Gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) Variable Fat-tailed Gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) Variable Fat-tailed Gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus)
These chubby geckos shelter in insect and spider holes, which they block with their thick, rough tails.
Namatjira Drive, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory, AustraliaOctober 13, 2015
Variable Fat-tailed Gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus)
This gecko had been on the road at night, but scampered off to avoid my camera. When it reached the rocky shoulder, it curled up tight, presumably in the hopes that I wouldn't notice it.
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