Uroplatus henkeli

The Henkel’s leaf-tailed gecko is also known as Henkel’s flat-tailed gecko or the frilled leaf-tailed gecko. They are native to Madagascar. They are the largest of this genus with a total length of 250 to 330 millimeters (10 to 13 inches). They have a triangular shaped head with a snout of 120 to 160 mm (4.8 to 5.6 in). The gecko’s tail, feet, and hands consists of specialized plates each bearing numerous microscopic hook-like cells that allow them to cling to smooth surfaces. Their tail is in a shape of a leaf. They are olive green or brown with dark spots, blotches, of flecks, with the underside a whitish color. The eyes are beige or pinkish brown with red spots which gives the overall appearance of a brick red eye color.