The Leopard Gecko is an ideal reptile for the beginning reptile enthusiast as well as for the advanced hobbyist. It is a docile and “easy-to-care” for species that has been captive bred in the USA and Europe for more than 30 years. The Leopard Gecko is available in it’s natural color and pattern, but also in various designer color morphs.
Leopard Gecko facts:
Scientific name: Eublepharis macularius
Family: Leopard Gecko’s belong to the subfamily Eublepharidae or eyelid geckos
Distribution: Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and a part of India
Average hatchling size: 3-4 in (7-10cm)
Average adult size: 7-10 in (18-25cm)
Average life span: 10-25 years (some individuals even live longer)