Scientific Name: Rhacodactylus leachinanus

Found In: Only found in New Caledonia/Humid forests along the coast and in the mountains

Size: It is the largest living gecko in the world, averaging between 8 and 14 inches in length.

Diet: Omnivore. Diet consists of insects, spiders, small vertebrates, fruit, nectar, and sap.

Threat Level: Least Concern. Habitat loss, the exotic pet trade, and invasive species are the major threats to this species.

Facts: This gecko can make a loud growling noise, and local people call it “the devil in the trees.”