Ptychozoon horsfieldii Horsfield’s Flying Gecko
Some other names for this species:
Horsfield’s Parachute Gecko
Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah, MalaysiaMarch 8, 2018
Horsfield’s Flying Gecko (Ptychozoon 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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