Why Do Geckos Fight Each Other? (9 Reasons and 9 Solutions)
Gecko | Behaviour | Facts

Why Do Geckos Fight Each Other? (9 Reasons and 9 Solutions)

If you saw geckos fighting then you know that despite being quite docile and friendly they can also be extremely aggressive. But what triggers those nasty fights? And what can you do to prevent geckos from fighting? In general, geckos will fight when competing for resources, shelter, and viable mates. However, aspects related to age…

Why Do Leopard Geckos Lick Their Lips? Should You Be Worried?
Gecko | Behaviour

Why Do Leopard Geckos Lick Their Lips? Should You Be Worried?

Lip-licking leopard geckos: it’s not exactly a popular topic within the reptile-keeping community. But it’s definitely something worth discussing―especially since it could be a sign that your gecko is at great risk of getting extremely sick! As a general rule, labial or lip-licking is normal behavior for leopard geckos in the context of the following…

Do Geckos Eat Their Own Poop? [The Science of Coprophagia]
Gecko | Behaviour

Do Geckos Eat Their Own Poop? [The Science of Coprophagia]

When the word “poop” pops into our minds, we generally associate it with negative things: it’s stinky, unsightly, and just disgusting. Nothing about poop screams appetizing! But some animals surprisingly see poop as food―is your gecko one of them? Did you see him eating it? Generally, geckos are not recognized as intentional poop-eating or coprophagous…