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It's a leopard gecko and he has recently stopped eating,
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My leopard gecko shed his skin last week and is already
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Anna
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My gecko stopped eating one month ago,after tail amputation.
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I have a 13 year old male Leopard gecko. He started having
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Anna
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we have a gecko that was bitten by a cricket the little bite
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Anna
Anna
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droppings..feeding..warm bath and massaged his belly what is up
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Anna
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our leopard gecko is lethargic eyes sometimes closed not eating.
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We have a male and female leopard geckos in the same cage.
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My leopard gecko got an injury to the end of his tail. The
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