The Southern Leaf-Tailed Gecko (Saltuarius
swaini) is native to Australia. It is a very common
gecko in that country, and tend to stay around the forests
just north of Sydney. The area they inhabit is forested
as mentioned, but also contains many sandstone outcrops.
Southern Leaf-Tailed Geckos grow to an average
size of about 15-16 cm. They have fairly wide bodies
and are shades of brown or dark grey. Their patterned
bodies help with hiding, as they blend into trees very
well when still. The Southern Leaf-Tailed Gecko
becoming active at night in search of food.
Check out this page for Southern
Leaf-Tailed Gecko Pictures.