Strophurus strophurus Western Spiny-tailed Gecko
Also known as:
Western Ring-tailed Gecko, Silver Spinytail Gecko
Peron Peninsula, Shark Bay World Heritage Area, Western Australia, AustraliaNovember 23, 2009
Western Spiny-tailed Gecko (Strophurus strophurus) Western Spiny-tailed Gecko (Strophurus strophurus)
My sister and I saw several of these geckos on the road at night. From a distance they look fairly drab, but a closer look reveals intricate scale patterns, yellow eye and tail rings, and those fantastic eyes.

I’ve written up an account of this three-week trip to Australia here.

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