Anonymous asked in PetsReptiles · 1 month ago

my crested gecko keeps jumping without letting go with there tail and ends up hanging from it if there is nothing under what it jumped from?

why do they do this? they are nine months and super clumsy

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    In nature, lizards may jump to escape an enemy. For example, it is natural for a green iguana to just leap from a tree branch to escape an enemy. They often land in water so they do not get hurt. The forest floor is often lined with leaf litter, not concrete and so there is not much risk of injury. Lizards that climb trees are often small and light weight so they do not end up as a grease spot on the ground in most cases.

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  • odd
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    They're froggy like that be careful they can jump out of the cage/tank at a seconds notice it they have a mind to get out.

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