Scientific Name: Gekko gecko
Found In: Southeast Asia; invasive in the Florida Keys/Trees and cliffs in the rainforest
Size: Adults average 7-19 inches in length
Diet: Insectivore. Diet consists of insects such as crickets.
Threat Level: Not evaluated. This species is threatened by poaching for the medicinal trade although there is no scientific evidence that any parts of it have healing properties.
Facts: The Tokay Gecko’s mating call sounds like “tokken” or “geck-geck”, which is how they got both their scientific and common name.