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Giant Day Gecko

This guy (Phelsuma grandis Gray) was carefully watching us as we had lunch at the Oronjia station (see More Oronjia) in northern Madagascar. Was hard to miss him. Giant Day geckos are not only brightly colored, they are also quite large. This one was about 10 inches long. [NOTE: They are reported to feed mainly on arthropods (e.g. crabs, insects, spiders, and scorpions), and none of us were eating these, so I can only guess that he (broad head, bright colors) was curious–not hungry].

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