Albino Gecko

Scientific Name:
Eublepharis macularius

Geographical Range:
Iran, Afghanistan, Western India and Pakistan.

Diet:
Carnivores, consuming crickets, mealworms, waxworms grasshoppers, and pinky mice.

Size:
Adults can reach a length of 25 cm.

What happens when an animal bites off a Gecko’s tail?
In defense, the Albino Gecko separates its tail from its body, and grows a new tail.

Schneider's Skink

Scientific Name:
Novoeumeces schneideri

Geographical Range:
Northwestern Africa East to Western Asia.

Diet:
Omnivores, consuming both plant and animal matter including crickets, mealworms, earthworms, kale, carrots, and mashed fruits etc .

Size:
Adults can reach up to 41 cm.

How long can skinks live?
This skink can live up to 20 years

Kenyan Sand Boa

Scientific Name:
Eryx colubrinus

Geographical Range:
East Africa; Egypt, Tanzania, Somalia and Kenya.

Diet:
Carnivores, consuming rodents including pinky mice and small adult rats

Size:
Female adults can reach up to 81 cm, while male adults can reach up to 38 cm.

Interesting Fact:
They can live for more than 15 years.

Panther Gecko

Scientific Name:
Paroedura pictus

Geographical Range:
Madagascar

Diet:
Carnivores, consuming crickets, mealworms, waxworms, silk worms and grasshoppers.

Size:
Adults can reach a length of 15 cm.

What happens when an animal bites off a Gecko’s tail?
In defense, the Gecko separates its tail from its body, and grows a new tail once again.

Blue Tongued Skink

Scientific Name:
Tiliqua scincoides

Geographical Range:
Austrailia, Tasmania, and New Guinea.

Diet:
Omnivored, consuming both planet and animal matter.

Size:
Adults can grow as large as 60 cm.

Are their tongues really blue?
Yes, some people believe it may be a defensive tactic as it flashes the blue tongue at a predator.

Bearded Dragon

Scientific Name:
Pogona vitticeps

Geographical Range:
These lizards are native to Central Australia

Diet:
Omnivores, consuming many types of insects, small vertebrates, and vegetation including fruits and flowers.

Size:
Adults can grow as large as 25 cm in boyd length or 2ft/0.6m total length, including the tail. Males are larger than females.

Why are they called “Bearded Dragons”?
When frightened, they flatten their bodies and stand upright with mouth gaping. This defensive display has earned these lizards the common name of “bearded dragon”.

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