A new species of gecko from India’s Satpura Tiger Reserve

Main report: New Spotted Gecko Found in Tiger Reserve
(National Geographic News)

Scientific Paper: Amphibian & Reptile Conservation   
New Taxa: Hemidactylus chipkali
Common Name: Central Indian Leaf-toed Gecko
Species named for: Hindi word for gecko
Categories: New Species | Reptiles

About the size of a human palm, the reptile was not easy to find: It’s active at night, dwells on vertical cliffs, and looks a lot like its close relatives.

Hemidactylus chipkali,

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