Amphibian Care

Dwarf Sand Geckos

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Also commonly called dune or micro geckos, dwarf sand geckos are small nocturnal lizards native to northern Africa and the Middle East. So long as you start with healthy individuals they are not difficult to keep, but it can be challenging to locate captive-bred geckos.

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Books Frogs and Toads: Complete Herp Care Series. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H., 2011. Salamanders and Newts: Complete Herp Care Series. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H., 2009. Tree Frogs: Complete Herp Care Series. Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H., 2007. Peer-reviewed Bletz, M., Myers, J., Woodhams, D., Rabemananjara, F., Rakotonirina, A., Weldon, C., Edmonds, D., Vences, M., Harris, R. 2017. Estimating herd immunity to amphibian chytridiomycosis in Madagascar based on the defensive function of amphibian skin bacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.01751.  PDF Vences, M., J.L. Brown, A. Lathrop, G.M. Rosa, A. Cameron, A. Crottini, R....read more