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It is a Leopard Gecko, and has lost a lot of weight, is not
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Hi. My sons 6 yr. old leopard gecko is not eating and tonight
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Our approximately two-year old leopard gecko is not thriving.
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Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasnt been eating
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