Why Does Your Gecko Lick? [You, Themselves, and Other Objects]
Behaviour | Gecko

Why Does Your Gecko Lick? [You, Themselves, and Other Objects]

Handling your gecko allows you to know more about its typical behavior and unusual actions. And oftentimes, you might have already encountered your reptile licking you. What could this possibly mean? Is it telling you, “I love you?” Leopard and crested geckos use their tongue in smelling to better understand their surroundings. So, when they…

6 Reasons Why Geckos Make a Clicking Sound [With Science]
Behaviour

6 Reasons Why Geckos Make a Clicking Sound [With Science]

For thousands of years, different cultures believed that when you hear a gecko calling, it’s the sound of fate, of luck, or of visitors coming. However, scientific research tells us more about gecko sounds. Geckos produce sounds, often clicking for 1) bonding, 2) territorial claim 3) social communication 4) distress 5) warning 6) defense and…