Saturday, February 5, 2011
Leopard Gecko Breeding
Help! My leopard geckos are fighting. I hear that often this time of year. Keepers understand that geckos may fight if kept together, especially 2 males. and become concerned when they see their pets battling it out. However, there is a difference between aggressive fighting and the instinctual breeding behavior of nipping and nudging.
During this display the animals will grasp the other around the neck or tail area and also head push the second one. This is very common and natural. What you don't want to see is biting accompanied by violent shaking and thrashing by the over aggressive animal. With this demonstration, it is time to separate the animals