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Standing's day gecko

Phelsuma standingi

Standing's day gecko is one of the largest day geckos. The colouring is a brownish grey, the head and tail are often turquoise.

Length: 28 cm

Standing's day geckos is a strictly arboreal species wich lives in pairs on trees. They spend most of the day basking in the sun. The males are very territorial and will fight when in presence of other males; females have this character towards other females, this behavior is rather rare in geckos.