Wild: 5 years
Captivity: 20 years
Did You Know?
- A gecko’s tail can be broken off if it is grabbed by a predator, which allows the gecko to escape. The lost tail will eventually grow back.
- Leopard geckos differ from other species of gecko because they have movable eyelids. Also unlike most geckos, they do not have sticky toe pads
and have clawed toes instead.