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Discussion in 'Herp Photos' started by Dragoness, May 10, 2009.

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  1. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    I went to the Orlando Repticon today - we all knew what the outcome of THIS would be.

    Mossy Leaf-Tail (Uroplatus sikorae)

    Albino Pacman
  2. fire2225ems

    fire2225ems Subscribed User Premium Member

    I'm surprised that's all you came home with!

    Congrats on the new finds. Hope it was a great birthday!
  3. Piano Man

    Piano Man Elite Member

    That Gecko is amazing, and seeing your pacman makes me wish I bought one last year at our expo, guess I'll just have to wait.:rolleyes: Hope you had a great birthday.
  4. wildheart

    wildheart Elite Member

    Ahh they are really cute, I love the Mossy Leaf-Tail!:D It must have been a wonderful birthday.:)
  5. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    Happy be-lated birthday! :)
    Beautiful finds! The Mossy Leaf-Tail is so cool!
  6. LovetheBaruu

    LovetheBaruu Subscribed User Premium Member

    Beautiful and congrats!!
  7. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    That Gecko does have some amazing camouflage!
  8. David McConley

    David McConley Elite Member

    Ah, I see the herp virus is still alive and kicking- let's hope they never find a cure. Great looking little guys you have there.
  9. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    Mine is an aberrant pattern (the stripes) the ones that were "natural" looked just like tree bark with moss and lichen growing on it! It was hard to choose.

    They also had some Uroplatus Fimbriatus that were tempting, but much larger. If I was to stick with a 20g for the gecko, I had to stay with my sikorae. The fimbriatus had some wicked eyes! ( FIMBRIATUS.jpg)

    I didn't have room for any more (yet!)
  10. Frognut

    Frognut Subscribed User Premium Member

    The Pac-man is adorable!! Is it just me?? I don't see a Gecko:confused:

    I'm glad you got what you wanted for your birthday!
  11. angrykitten

    angrykitten Elite Member

    Happy Birthday Dragoness...great present!
  12. Beardie

    Beardie Elite Member

    No, Frognut you're not the only one, I can't see a gecko either. I'm loving the albino pacman though. And you're right, Dragoness, that gecko does have funky looking eyes! (reminds me of the '70s!)
  13. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member


    we named him Grael
  14. Ace

    Ace Elite Member

    Awesome Finds! Congrats on the new editions!
  15. shwknight

    shwknight Elite Member

    I don't know if you two need glasses or what but he's right there (points to the branch) :D:D;):p
  16. David McConley

    David McConley Elite Member

    Man, he really does blend in well. I can barely see him in the picture from yesterday.
  17. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    apparently, that genus of gecko (from madagascar) is referred to as "the devil" by the locals.

    Some of the other species will vocalize if disturbed (namely, Uroplatus fimbriatus) and ALL of them blend in well.

    I think it would be pretty unsettling if I was walking through the woods, a tree started moving, and screamed at me.
  18. David McConley

    David McConley Elite Member

    ROFLMAO!! I agree I would probably scream like a little girl and run like my pants were on fire.
  19. Maya

    Maya Elite Member

    Wow Grael is amazing, I assume they camoflage to the surroundings?
  20. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    quite well indeed!
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