The Petrie's Gecko is a small and beautiful lizard that provides lots of viewing pleasure. In addition, their relative ease of care makes them a great pet for beginning lizard keepers.
The Petrie's Gecko is an active lizard. They are nocturnal and spend most of the day hiding.
The Petrie's Gecko is a small lizard, reaching a size of 2 to 3 inches at maturity. Their body has a golden to dark brown color. They also display spots and bands of darker brown. When walking, the Petrie's Gecko lifts its legs unusually high. Another interesting behavior the Petrie's Gecko exhibits, is the way it sleeps - usually on its side like a cat or dog.
The Petrie's Gecko is a desert dwelling gecko, and is native to the Middle Eastern part of the world.