Introducing the Raptor Leopard Gecko

Raptor leopard geckos are one of the most popular pet reptiles in the world. Their exotic look and fascinating behaviors make them a tempting pet for anyone with a green thumb or zookeeper experience.

What is a Raptor Leopard Gecko?

These geckos grow to a maximum length of about 10 inches when fully grown and are usually Red-Eyed Albino gecko with an orange colored body. In fact, RAPTOR is an acronym for RAPTOR is an acronym for Red-eye Albino Patternless Tremper Orange.

A RAPTOR leopard gecko is a morph which was created by Ron Tremper in 2004. It’s a combination of the Eclipse, Patternless and Tremper strain of albino leopard gecko. Like most reptiles, raptor leopard geckos get bigger and stronger as they get older.

But keeping raptor leopard geckos as pets isn’t easy!

It’s crucial that you know how to care for your raptor leopard geckos. Otherwise, you could wind up with a sick or injured animal on your hands that may require an exotics veterinarian’s care. So make sure that you learn as much as you can about Raptor Leopard geckos before you get one.

Choosing a gecko

It is always better to go to a reputable breeder or specialist reptile store than to buy a gecko from a pet shop. Always see the animal and meet the breeder first. And make sure that you see the animal inside and out of his enclosure as well, because some reptiles behave differently out of their cage or terrarium.

Looking after a Raptor Leopard Gecko

Raptor leopard geckos are best for more experienced reptile keepers and keepers with a spacious environment. In addition to housing requirements, reptile and amphibian keepers need certain knowledge regarding husbandry, nutrition, and veterinary care for their animals.

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