Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Coromandel fauna: Coromandel striped gecko (2nd of 4)

Coromandel fauna: Coromandel striped gecko

Only three of these striped geckos have ever been found – all on the Coromandel Peninsula, hence the name. It is considered the world’s rarest gecko.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Climate, plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016