posted on Jan, 31 2009 @ 02:02 AM
Re-the dreaded tokay gecko (up to 40cm. long here).
That's hilarious that you sold them in a pet store. Culturally here in Thailand they are sort of demonised. They infest our houses because they make
homes behind wardrobes. We do have to kill them sometimes as they breed like rabbits and are very noisy and messy. I used to catch them all and bag
them, taking them into the jungle, but they always return to the house. The follow the mating call.
I went as far as marking them with texta, taking some up to 3oo mt away. They still came back. Once in a different house we had 30 of the things.
Every home is suppossed to have a pair, but for some reason around me they seem to breed outta control.
There are street restaurants that sell them in Hong Kong,apparently a poor mans aphrodesiac.
They amuse me, and I have had one stuck to my face. My poor dog likes to bark at them and she too has had them latch on to her ears. They are
I often awake to see one sleeping on the wall (totally gravity defying) inches from my face.
To the person who was worried that we would find it amusing as the tokay ate the legendary dragonfly. Well, it is nature and that's pretty much what
they do, so although I was wondering if my pet dragonfly was special, it was not an unuaual occurance.