07 March 2018

Defaecatorial behaviour in Leopard geckos

Defaecatorial behaviour in Leopard geckos

Leopard geckos are known to have, what is called defaecatorial behaviour. This means they often deposit their droppings in more or less the same area of their enclosure.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Leopard geckos 101 - Defaecatorial behaviour in Leopard geckos

08 January 2018

What to look for in a healthy baby Leopard gecko

What to look for in a healthy baby Leopard gecko

It is important to be able to tell whether a baby Leopard gecko is healthy or not. Although sick or diseased individuals might have less visible signs, a healthy Leopard gecko will always have the following characteristics...

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Leopard geckos 101 - What to look for in a healthy baby Leopard gecko

09 December 2017

Soaking behaviour in Leopard geckos

Soaking behaviour in Leopard geckos

Soaking in water dishes is a behaviour often seen in pet Leopard geckos. It is a fairly common and often normal behaviour, but it should also alert keepers of potential problems.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Leopard geckos 101 - Soaking behaviour in Leopard geckos

26 November 2017

Natural distribution and habitat of Leopard geckos

Natural distribution and habitat of Leopard geckos

Leopard geckos are naturally found in South Asia ranging from India, through the desert parts of Pakistan up to parts of Afghanistan and Iran. These areas are well known for their harsh, diverse deserts ranging from typical desert areas to more savannah-type areas.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Leopard geckos 101 - Natural distribution and habitat of Leopard geckos

04 November 2017

Good hygiene practices for Leopard geckos

Good hygiene practices for Leopard geckos

Hygiene is defined as practices and/or conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Leopard geckos 101 - Good hygiene practices for Leopard geckos