Mourning gecko (1703/2613)

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A morning gecko (commonly known in the Cook Islands as mournful gecko) climbing a tree trunk. All morning geckos are females, and they reproduce by a process called parthenogenesis (a natural form of asexual reproduction).

Scientific name
Lepidodactylus lugubris
Common names
mourning gecko, mournful gecko, sad gecko, common smooth-scaled gecko
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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