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Common House Gecko

Featured “Best Choice” Pet

The House Gecko is native to much of southern Asia and has established breeding populations in eastern Africa, New Guinea, Mexico, Madagascar, Australia, and other tropical areas. It is found in a variety of habitats and gets its name because it is common near human habitations. Like other geckos,… Learn More

Source Sustainability

Does the harvest for wildlife trade or captive breeding of this species harm wild populations?

Little Cause for Concern

  • Common, wild populations not at risk

Invasion Threat

Does the release or escape of this species into the wild harm the environment and/or economy?

Some Cause for Concern

  • Introduced to many locations around the world
  • Displaces native geckos

Animal Welfare

Does harvest, captive breeding, transport, or being kept as a pet harm individual animals?

Little Cause for Concern

  • Relatively easy to maintain in captivity

Health Threat

Does this animal pose a health risk to native wildlife, humans, livestock and agriculture?

Some Cause for Concern

  • Can carry and transmit Salmonella
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