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Helmeted Gecko

The helmet-head gecko is the only vertebrate species that can see colors at night.

Helmkopfgecko, Foto: Tiergarten Nürnberg
Scientific Surname Tarentola chazaliae
Order Squamata
Family Geckos
Size till 10 cm
Reproduction gestation period 47 days, till 13 subadult
Distribution Northwest Africa
Habitat Hammadas (rock and stone deserts) , Hammadas (rock and stone deserts)
Food Insects, Articulated animals , Insects
Livestock endangered