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My son has a leopard gecko, we have had him for about a
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I have a leopard gecko and today I noticed that his toes
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My leopard gecko is around a year old n I have her for about
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We have a female leopard gecko who is about 18 months old.
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Our 5-yr-old leopard gecko had problems shedding in July. I
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Our adult gecko recently has been shedding approx..eyes..eyelids..lids
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We have a leopard gecko that shed his skin a week or so ago,
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My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is
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we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he
we have had our leopard gecko for less than 2 months and he has been not eating for a few days and trying to shed his skin for over a week. more importantly his front claws look curled up and dried up… read more
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didnt eat..I feed him yesterday and he only ate maybe six
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my leopard gecko is lethargic and has her eyes shut/partially
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We have a leopard gecko that has seemed to have lost his appetite.
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