The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko’s population is considered severely fragmented and densities vary between sites.
The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko has a large, depressed, triangular head that is distinct from the neck and covered in small granules.
Only a small fraction of the Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko’s suitable habitat is protected.
The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is not currently found in trade but is desirable and might well be targeted by collectors.
The rainforest-dependent Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is threatened by unmanaged burning and grazing that is severely fragmenting and destroying the remaining forest.
The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is thought to have similar reproduction as the broad-tailed gecko, mating until autumn and females storing sperm through winter.
The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko has the ability to regenerate its tail.
The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is endangered due to a low extent of occurrence, a severely fragmented distribution, and a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat as a result of burning and grazing.
The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko appears to be completely forest dependent.
The Gulbaru leaf-tailed gecko is endemic to Patterson Gorge in the Paluma Range of northeast Queensland, Australia. This nocturnal, carnivorous hunter is notable for its effective camouflage. Despite its name, it does not have a flattened, leaf-shaped tail, but does have the ability to regenerate it. … Learn More
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