New Caledonia crested gecko (Rhacodactylus ciliatus)

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Filename:
MCSJM00023
Description:
New Caledonia crested gecko (Rhacodactylus ciliatus)
Alternative names: Guichenot's giant gecko; eyelash gecko
Location: endemic to South Province, New Caledonia
Behaviour: cryptic coloration camouflages it from predators; nocturnal
Other notes: has eyelash-like projections above eyes; species was thought extinct but rediscovered in 1994; captive

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