New Caledonia Giant Gecko
|Geographical Range||New Caledonia (island off the eastern coast of Australia)|
|Scientific Name||Rhacodactylus leachianus|
|Conservation Status||Not listed by IUCN|
This is one of the largest geckos, reaching a body length of up to 9.5 inches. It spends all of its time in the treetops. Males usually stay on the trunk and lower branches of trees, while the females generally remain in the higher forest canopy. These lizards live primarily in the mountainous portion of southern New Caledonia. They also occur throughout the east coast of the island.