Kuhl's Flying Gecko - 0052
July 25, 2010 Atlanta, Ga, USA....Geckos from around the world. The Kuhl's Flying Gecko (Ptychozoon kuhli) also and more accurately called a gliding gecko,appear to grow to about 6 inches. They are arboreal, and have skin adaptations such as webbed feet, extra flattened skin flaps and a vertically flat tail that can act as a rudder in short glides for movement or to escape predators. Native to the area of South central Asia: Thailand, Northeastern India, south to Malaysia, Indonesia and Bornea. Nocturnal hunters they eat insects, occasionally lizards and other small vertebrates and invertebrates. Their coloration varies widely, but mostly ranges across bark-like colors and patterns, and it may change tone with their mood.