Gekko horsfieldii Horsfield’s Flying Gecko
Also known as:
Horsfield’s Parachute Gecko
This species was formerly placed in genus Ptychozoon, but recent molecular studies showed that Ptychozoon was an artificial grouping.
Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah, MalaysiaMarch 8, 2018
Horsfield’s Flying Gecko (Gekko horsfieldii)
I spotted this large and beautiful gecko while I patrolled the grounds of the lodge in which I was staying. The lodge buildings were on high platforms, and this gecko was on the underside of the building, still a good six feet above my outstretched arms (and I have long arms). I took this photo from directly below. I hoped the gecko would wander into the open, or ideally down one of the large support posts, but alas, this was as exposed as it was willing to get.
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