Caring for Mourning Geckos (Lepidodactylus Lugubris)

Jun 28, 2013
On the Web
by Cindy Steinle

On the Web - Mourning Geckos are small, parthenogenic, colony geckos. They are very active, have social hierarchies and very distinct body language and vocalizations.

These geckos are rumored to have received their common name from the natives of their home range hearing the calls and believing that they were mourning their lost male mates. Being parthenogenic, the females essentially clone themselves when they lay eggs. So be aware that if you purchase any you will get babies.

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