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My 6 year old leopard gecko has stopped eating. She
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My gecko had a run-in with our cat (a child left the lid off
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My leopard gecko has been having eye issues for the past
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I own a 2 year old female leopard gecko, and all I'm really
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Our six inch leopard gecko recently developed a swollen leg
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months old ...his..weve been feeding him meal worms
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I have a female Leopard Gecko that was always very healthy
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