Observations in the Family: Gekkonidae

Common Name: Geckos

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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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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: East Fort to Blackburnkloof Silvermine
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 17th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

beneath rock

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Gecko

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By: The Bate's
Entomological Society of Southern AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Glosam
Observed: 13th March 2017
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Gecko

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Location: Cape Town,Northern Suburbs
Observed: 29th November 2016
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Reptile Eggs

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Location: Cape Town,Northern Suburbs
Observed: 21st February 2017
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Two hard-shelled eggs(only one visible on photo).Found near sight,where geckos come out to hunt at night.

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Small or Juvenile Gecko

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Location: Cape Town,Northern Suburbs
Observed: 21st February 2017
Added: 13th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Table Mountain maclears path
Observed: 5th March 2017
Added: 11th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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House gecko

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Xaxaza, Mtunzini
Observed: 6th March 2017
Added: 6th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

11 to 12 cm long

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Dwarf gecko

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Xaxaza, Mtunzini
Observed: 6th March 2017
Added: 6th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

5 to 6 cm long

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Gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: 1, Coetzenburg Rd
Observed: 27th February 2017
Added: 27th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Skink

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Location: Mckenzie St, St. Lucia Estuary, 3936
Observed: 5th July 2016
Added: 27th February 2017
Identifications:3
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Stripes and spots

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Transvaal Gecko

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Location: Metsi-Metsi Bergdam
Observed: 25th February 2017
Added: 27th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Found these 2 in close proximity

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Gekko baby

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Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 22nd February 2017
Added: 22nd February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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pretty gecko

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Sneuuberg neck, cederberg
Observed: 18th February 2017
Added: 21st February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Marble Leaftoe Gecko (Afrogecko porphyreus)

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 17th February 2017
Added: 17th February 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: Mtizini golf course
Observed: 29th January 2017
Added: 17th February 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: Mtizini, xaxaza
Observed: 30th January 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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House guest

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Midbrak Conservancy, Mac's Mansion, Reebok, Western Cape
Observed: 14th February 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

If this is an ordinary alien house gecko, it's a first for my house! It's darker and spottier than the ones in KZN.

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lygo

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Bonamazi main camp
Observed: 27th January 2017
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Chondrodactylus turneri

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Location: Ai-Ais
Observed: 9th February 2017
Added: 12th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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lygo

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Bonamazi campsit
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 7th February 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: Bonamazi forest hut
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 7th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

Chondrodactylus turneri - Turners Gecko - Dinokeng Uitvlugt North 2017-02-04 1
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Location: Dinokeng - Uitvlugt North
Observed: 4th February 2017
Added: 6th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Gecko living under and behind the netted Quar branches

Gecko living under and behind the netted Quar branches
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 1st February 2017
Added: 4th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Hunting in the Dog Rose

Hunting in the Dog Rose & escaped via the back wall
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 3rd February 2017
Added: 3rd February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gecko

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Location: Stockpoort Lodge
Observed: 27th January 2017
Added: 31st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Turners Gecko

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Location: Stockpoort Lodge
Observed: 27th January 2017
Added: 31st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Gecko

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 31st January 2017
Added: 31st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Approx. 50mm long

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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: Vlakkenberg summit
Observed: 22nd January 2017
Added: 29th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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