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.