Observations in the Family: Gekkonidae

Common Name: Geckos

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Bibrons Thicktoe Gecko (D.Drif)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Damsedrif
Observed: 10th May 2017
Added: 23rd May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Karoo geitjie

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By: wessel uys
Location: jakkalshok, ceres karoo
Observed: 10th April 2017
Added: 23rd May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Ready to release,no teeth

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Two little white eggs in the tree... maybe reptile?

Two little white eggs in the tree... maybe reptile?
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 20th May 2017
Added: 20th May 2017
Likely ID: Gekkonidae
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Saw the Lizard not far from these 2 eggs.
Plain round white eggs.

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Now which spots should I change the colour again???

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By: The Bate's
Entomological Society of Southern AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Swakopmund
Observed: 18th May 2017
Added: 19th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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A shy guy

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By: The Bate's
Entomological Society of Southern AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: B2 30 km to Swakopmund
Observed: 17th May 2017
Added: 17th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Dwarf Gecko (R331)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: R331 (2)
Observed: 7th May 2017
Added: 17th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Summerstrand
Observed: 6th May 2017
Added: 8th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Summerstrand
Observed: 6th May 2017
Added: 8th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Sunridge
Observed: 22nd April 2017
Added: 8th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Peeker

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 2nd May 2017
Added: 4th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Bradfields Dwarf Gecko (Tsumeb)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Tsumeb (1)
Observed: 27th April 2017
Added: 3rd May 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Gecko (Tsumeb)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Tsumeb (1)
Observed: 25th April 2017
Added: 1st May 2017
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Gecko

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By: Christopher Whi...
Botanical Society of South AfricaHermanus Botanical Society
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Location: Phillipskop Mountain Reserve
Observed: 31st March 2017
Added: 24th April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Gecko

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By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Dreyersdal Road Bergvliet
Observed: 9th April 2017
Added: 18th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Kitchen jaws strikes again

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 13th April 2017
Added: 14th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Our hoard of house gecks are thoroughly enjoying the unusual bounty of owls

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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Avonmouth cres
Observed: 10th April 2017
Added: 13th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Gecko

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Location: Cape Town,Northern Suburbs
Observed: 6th April 2017
Added: 12th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Beautiful,with a well defined white stripe down the back.
Found about 5-6 living inside of the hosepipe reel.

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Dwarf Gecko

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Location: Long Tom Pass - NE
Observed: 9th April 2017
Added: 10th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Dwarf Gecko

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Location: Long Tom Pass - Top
Observed: 8th April 2017
Added: 10th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Lygodactylus capensis2

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Location: Mapungubwe National Park
Observed: 9th March 2017
Added: 7th April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Lygodactylus capensis1

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Location: Marakele National Park
Observed: 7th March 2017
Added: 7th April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Gekkonidae

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Location: Marakele National Park
Observed: 6th March 2017
Added: 7th April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Supersize us, girls!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 4th April 2017
Added: 7th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Sad door-slam victim, ants' delight

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Gecko

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Location: Welgevonden Estate
Observed: 5th March 2017
Added: 5th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Gecko

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By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Perdeberg - Three Sisters link Trail
Observed: 5th March 2017
Added: 3rd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: woody cape
Observed: 1st April 2017
Added: 2nd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Bayworld
Observed: 1st April 2017
Added: 2nd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
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Dwarf gecko (FSNBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Free State National Botanical Garden
Observed: 7th March 2017
Added: 1st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Gecko

Gecko
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Path from East Fort to Manganese Mines
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 23rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Kleinmond geitjie

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By: magrietb
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Kleinmond, WC
Observed: 16th March 2017
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

We had heaps of them in the garden and house this summer. This one ran up my arm while I was rooting around the veg patch, and I guess it hung around happily because my hand was warmer than his hiding hole. Covered in tiny orange dotty things...

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