Two gecko species are currently described for continental Portugal: Tarentola mauritanica and Hemidactylus turcicus .
What is the lifespan of a gecko?
Why Tokay gecko is expensive?
According to security agency intelligence, high price tag of over USD 2 million for each living one of over 300 gram weight makes the animal too vulnerable. “Many times, low weight Geckos, are injected with mercury to increase weight though that eventually kills the animal after some days,” said an official.