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Old 09-08-2004, 07:22 PM   #1
humpbacks1962
Question Gecko Body Language

We have a picta and a tangerine. Both look attentively when we hold them in our hands as we talk to them.

I am curious, do anyone's give you stares and licks lips and eyes as you talk to them? They are relaxed when they do this, and just stare at whoever is talking.

Wonder what that is all about

Wanda
 
Old 09-08-2004, 08:24 PM   #2
geckosurfer
It's normal. Because the have the Jacobson' organ in the roof of their mouth, they often flick their tongues to taste & smell their environment. They are very alert and inquisitive. Some are perhaps more inquisitive and comfortable than others. We are able to easily hold many of our gecko's, but there are a few who just want to be alone.

Julie
 
Old 09-08-2004, 08:34 PM   #3
Snarks
ha that's cute

mine will lick the air too when i talk to them but really only pay attention for a little while then lose interest and continue to take plummeting dives off my shoulder/hand/etc

I think sounds are just something new, they're interested or alarmed, lick to figure things out, everything's a-ok.. continue exploring

I wish my life was like my geckos!
 
Old 09-08-2004, 09:07 PM   #4
humpbacks1962
It makes sense that they do it to check me out

The pictus lasts fewer minutes than the leo, but they seem to be mesmerized when I talk to them. And lick away!

They do have the cutest faces ever, from all sides! They look like some sort of wide eyed little angels.

You gotta love geckos...

Wanda
 

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