John Whittles Wildlife

MADAGASCAR 2007

Leaf-tailed or Fringed Gecko (Uroplatus fimbriatus)

This is a nocturnal gecko. During the day it lies motionless on a branch, the fringed flap of skin along its sides help it to blend into the wood and its markings look like bark and lichen.

Location: Masoala National Park, North-east Madagascar

Photographer: John Whittles