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Wild Baby Gecko Found in Central North Carolina!?!?

Discussion in 'Geckos - Other' started by raleigh919, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. raleigh919

    raleigh919 New Member

    Hello all, I live in central NC, Raleigh to be exact. Today at my job I found this little guy walking across the floor of my office(most of the building is warehouse). I am pretty sure it is some type of gecko since I owned several types as a kid, just don't know what kind. I am very familiar with the common anole or skinks that are native here and thier are no known species of gecko that live in NC. Please I.D. if possible, he is about an inch long. There is a very large lake right next to the building if that helps any! Thanks in advance

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  2. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Looks like a Mediterranean house gecko. An imported species.
  3. Darkbird

    Darkbird Moderator Staff Member

    And just a guess, but did your office get any new potted plants recently? A lot of times such animals show up as hitchhikers this way.
  4. raleigh919

    raleigh919 New Member

    No new plants or furniture! I'm assuming their must be more since he was very small.
  5. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    House geckos have become established in many parts of the US! They are pretty adaptable little critters.
  6. jaydsr2887

    jaydsr2887 Elite Member

    Yeah that's a house gecko....

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