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Best of 2012 - Giant day gecko in Madagascar

Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com
December 06, 2012


Giant day gecko in Madagascar.
Giant day gecko in Madagascar. Photo by Rhett A. Butler

For the month of December, I'll be posting some of my favorite pictures from 2012. All of these photos were taken during the course of my reporting travels.

This is a Giant Madagascar day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis) in Ankarana Special Reserve in northern Madagascar. The Giant day gecko is found widely in Madagascar. It is also commonly kept in the pet trade.








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