Namib Web-Footed Gecko
This beautiful gecko that is nearly translucent, in the right light you can see the organs under the belly. They are nocturnal spending the day in self-dug burrows. Its unique webbed feet are the perfect adaptation for life in the Namib Desert.
- Up to 13cm long
- Insects such as crickets. Will also eat spiders.
- Perhaps up to 5km / hr (fairly fast across the dunes for a small lizard)
- Dunes and coastal dry riverbeds
- Webbed feet allowing it to make burrows in the sand and increase surface area of feet to walk on top of the soft sand