Archive:  November, 2011

Kill Crypto Research Project Update

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Kill Crypto Research Project Update

The Kill Crypto Research Project is a drug trial aimed at successfully treating cryptosporidium in leopard geckos. It is sponsored by The Lehigh Valley Zoo and gecko breeders around the world. Currently there is a research team of 2 veterinarians, Dr. Wenninger and Dr. Marks, and 3 certified vet techs (CVT) working on the project.

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Breeder Chronicles: Season Two Begins

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Breeder Chronicles: Season Two Begins

In March of 2011, Gecko Time began publishing monthly articles by Justin Hansen detailing his experiences as a new gecko breeder. Justin has decided to continue his account for a second breeding season and we are happy to have him. Note that we have omitted the “New” from the title, since Justin has successfully completed his “trial by fire” as a new breeder. And now, without further ado . . .

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Video: Tokay gecko saves fellow tokay from a snake

We don’t usually post video updates or short blog posts but this video was too good not to share. I hope you enjoy!

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Importing Geckos from Germany to the United States

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Importing Geckos from Germany to the United States

Over the last two weeks we have discussed Namibia, and a gecko that hails from that region. This week I’d like to share my experience importing P. rangei from Germany to the United States.

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Ecology Care and Breeding of the Namib Web Footed Gecko

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Ecology Care and Breeding of the Namib Web Footed Gecko

“Perhaps the most remarkable Gecko of the South African geckoes is the web-footed Palmatogecko from the Namib desert.“ Brain (1958) formulated it very accurately in his description of one of the characteristic species from Namibia’s coastal deserts.
Even though P. rangei counts among the well known species it is still a rare sight in our terrariums.

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