Scientific Name: Uroplatus henkeli

Found In: Madagascar/Dry deciduous forests to low-altitude rain forests

Size: Adults average 11 inches in length

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of a variety of insects

Threat Level: Vulnerable. Habitat loss due to agriculture and logging and the exotic pet trade are the major threats to this species

Facts: This species can let out a loud distress call that resembles a child’s scream

Henkel's Leaf-Tailed Gecko at the Virginia Zoo