Pristurus insignis   -   Blanford's Rock Gecko

Socotran endemic species. A large sized species, with maximum length to around 16 cm, Head short and

squat, tapered body with long tail. The colour varies from light to dark brown with longitudinal dark

stripes interrupted by light spots. This gecko is typically associated with cliffs; extremely agile and

dynamic it can be observed while runs head down along walls and cracks. It is also rather frequent along

steep banks of wadies.


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