Giant Madagascan Day Gecko

(Phelsuma grandis)

 

Within their genus, Giant Madagascan Day Gecko’s are the largest species.

FUN FACTS

Animal Class: Reptile.

Distribution: Madagascar.

Habitat: Forests.

Diet: Omnivorous. Eat a wide range of invertebrates and small vertebrates. They also eat fruits, nectar, and pollen.

Appearance: Red stripes that run from their nostrils to their eyes, some also have red spots or marks on their bodies.

Size: Up to one foot in length.

Lifespan: Up to 20 years, average of 10 years. 

CONSERVATION STATUS

Least Concern

Population Trend

Unknown

Threats

Pet Trade

Population

Unknown

Did you know?

Giant Madagascan Day Gecko’s do not have eyelids. To clean their eyes, they lick them.

See our Giant Madagascan Day Gecko! 

Find our Giant Madagascan Day Geckos in the Reptile House.

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