Nature Diary 3: cold-blooded ceiling sticker

The lamps on our porch are inhabited for years already by a family of reptiles which usually show themselves to the outside world only at night. The little lizards are no more than 12 cm long, including the tail, and look quite special. Once they emerge from their dwelling at night it is remarkable to note that the animals appear almost transparent. These small geckos, locally known as ‘pega pega’s’, choose the most unlikely places to house themselves in. And […] Read more »