Story: Shrublands

Marlborough green gecko on mānuka

Marlborough green gecko on mānuka

Shrublands are important habitats for many lizards. The Marlborough green gecko (Naultinus manukanus) is found in regenerating mānuka shrublands and coastal scrub around the Marlborough Sounds.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shrublands - Importance of shrublands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007