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Leopard Geckos For Dummies

Author : Liz Palika
ISBN : 1118068270
Genre : Pets
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Get your one-stop guide for understanding and raising this popular pet lizard. Reptiles are now kept in one out of every seven pet homes, so it's no surprise that millions have gone gaga for geckos. This fun, easy-to-follow guide provides the scoop on caring for these colorful, gentle creatures, with savvy tips on everything from diet and exercise to housing and veterinary care. The book covers how to properly handle a gecko, what to do if a gecko drops his tail, how to keep the right cage temperatures, ways to protect geckos from other pets, and where to find the best supplies. Liz Palika (Oceanside, CA) is an award-winning pet writer with more than 45 books to her credit, including Turtles & Tortoises For Dummies.

Leopard Gecko Care

Author : Pet Care Professionals
ISBN : 1533646694
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Leopard Gecko Care: The Complete Guide to Caring for and Keeping Leopard Geckos as Pets Here at Pet Care Professionals we are passionate about pet care. As a brand we have a strong idea of what makes up a good pet care book. We consult with multiple experts in each animals field to allow us to create a book filled with cumulative opinions and best practices. The experts we consult range from veterinarians to every day pet keepers who have had years of experience caring for the specific animal each book is on. Our aim, and mission, is to produce the best possible pet care books that are a great value for money. This care manual will instruct you on the best practices for caring for a Leopard Gecko as a pet. The leopard gecko (scientifically known as Eublepharis macularius) is a crepuscular ground-dwelling lizard. Unlike the majority of other gecko species, the leopard gecko possesses moveable eyelids which gives the gecko an anthropomorphic quality. The specie's extraordinary set of eyelids is the basis for the scientific name. Eublepharis is a combination of the Greek words Eu, meaning 'good, ' and Blephar, meaning 'eyelid.' The name Macularius is derived from the Latin word Macula which translates to 'spot' or 'blemish' which is in obvious reference to the animal's spotted markings. They are naturally found in the deserts of Asia, Pakistan and northern India. Tags: Leopard Gecko, Leopard, Gecko, Vivarium, Leopard Gecko pet, Gecko Pet, Leopard gecko care, Gecko care, Leopard gecko feeding, Gecko feeding, Manual, keeper, Gecko morph, Gecko pet guide, pet guide, pet, lizard pet, lizard care, lizard manual

Leopard Geckos

Author : Ray Hunziker
ISBN : 079380258X
Genre : Nature
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I Want A Leopard Gecko

Author : Tristan Pulsifer
ISBN : 1988650542
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Leopard Geckos are one of the most popular small pets. Here's the book that tells kids and preteens just what it's like to have a colourful little leopard gecko pet lizard and the basics of good pet care for these cute little lizards. Leos make great first pets for kids age 8 to 12. This lively and informative chapter book has 27 color photos.

The Leopard Gecko

Author : Jake Miller
ISBN : 0823964132
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the life cycle and habits of the leopard gecko.

Leopard Gecko

Author : Frank Indiviglio
ISBN : 047013089X
Genre : Pets
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The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs-now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly! Leopard geckos are attractive and easy to care for, making them popular pets. There's lots to know before you bring home a gecko, and this guide fills you in with information on: Choosing your Leopard gecko Must-have supplies Setting up and equipping your vivarium Feeding, handling, and caring for your pet Breeding geckos and hatching and raising babies Leopard geckos can live twenty years or more, so be sure you're ready to commit to your fascinating creature. You'll enjoy years of slinky live entertainment.

The Ultimate Guide To Leopard Geckos

Author : Phoenix Hayes Simmons
ISBN : 9781301928736
Genre : Leopard geckos as pets
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The Leopard Gecko Manual

Author : Philippe De Vosjoli
ISBN : 9781937049027
Genre : Pets
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Considered by author Philippe de Vosjoli as “the first domesticated species of lizard,” the leopard gecko has fast become “the reptilian version of the parakeet or goldfish.” Leopard Geckos takes a close look at the characteristics of this species that have made these attractive lizards so amazingly popular in the pet world. As a hardy, easy care, and potentially long-lived lizard, the leopard gecko is the perfect size, attractive in its velvety skin, and fairly easy to breed. The subject of breeding geckos is covered in multiple chapters in this book led by author and herp expert de Vosjoli, who is joined by gecko specialists Dr. Roger Klingenberg, Ron Tremper, and Dr. Brian Viets, who each contribute special chapters to this up-to-date and authoritative guide. Colorfully illustrated, Leopard Geckos provides excellent general guidelines for keepers who wish to add a gecko to their vivarium and maintain their pet in excellent health and condition. The authors provide an introduction to gecko characteristics including distribution, size, longevity, and growth rate, to help beginners better understand the anatomy and behavior of these fascinating lizards. This Advanced Vivarium Systems title includes information about selecting a healthy leopard gecko, handling, housing needs, water and feeding requirements, and shedding and tail loss. Dr. Klingenberg provides the chapter “The Recognition and Treatment of Disease,” which covers specific disorders keepers should be aware of. De Vosjoli begins the discussion on breeding leopard geckos, and then is joined by Dr. Viets for a chapter on “Incubation Temperature and Hatchling Sex and Pigmentation.” Tremper’s chapter on “Color and Pattern Variations” focuses on the genetic aspects of breeding leopard geckos. The book also discusses the African fat-tailed gecko plus other eublepharids, including the African clawed gecko, Japanese leopard gecko, Malaysian cat gecko, and the Central American banded gecko.

The Leopard Gecko

Author : Lyle Puente
ISBN : 1582451656
Genre : Pets
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Reptile fans know that Leopard Geckos are everywhere in the pet trade. One active breeder estimates that hundreds of thousands of captive-bred Leopard Geckos are sold in the U.S. each year. This book will help you learn all about keeping Leopard Geckos, including how to breed these stunning lizards and raise the young.

The Leopard Gecko Advisor

Author : Ray Roehner
ISBN : 0692026274
Genre : Leopard geckos as pets
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A cutting-edge guide to the proper care and husbandry of the fastest growing pet in popularity in the world.

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