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    comments (16)

  1. Gorgeous, such an incredible colour! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks Claire :) Posted 4 years ago
  2. So beautiful! and a great shot too* Cheers Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you very much :) Posted 4 years ago
  3. Very pretty! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you :) Posted 4 years ago
  4. yes he looks sooo much better here! a fine shot indeed!
    Do you have a full view including the tail, too?
    Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you. Sorry, I don't. This was in the middle of a long hot hike in the open sun, and I only had my macro on. Posted 4 years ago
  5. Beautiful image!!
    Day geckos are one of my favorite !! :-)
    Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you so much. Posted 4 years ago
  6. Great shot:-)! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 4 years ago
  7. another incredible picture...I think you really have enjoyed your trip my friend! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Sure did! Posted 4 years ago
  8. just cant take my eyes out of this shot. Insanely crazy. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Glad you like it, thanks! Posted 2 years ago

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''Phelsuma madagascariensis grandis'' Gray, 1870, is a diurnal arboreal subspecies of the day geckos . These geckos are part of the Phelsuma group, which consists of 70 species and subspecies. One common name is Madagascar giant day gecko, being large and is found in areas of tropical and subtropical forest in northern Madagascar. As with other geckos of the species ''Phelsuma madagascariensis'', ''P. m. grandis'' feeds on various invertebrates and very small vertebrates and nectars.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jan 24, 2016. Captured Oct 7, 2015 12:22 in 3B, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/4.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO320
  • 105mm