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My son scared my leopard gecko and it dropped its tail. What
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Anna
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Joan
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My son has a leopard gecko (just got from Petco) and he is
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Anna
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My son has a leopard gecko that has a twisted back leg. It
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Anna
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my sons leopard gecko is dragging his back legs. to me he
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Anna
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Hi, My son has a gecko that hes owned for about 3 months.
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Joan
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my pet leopard gecko, was eating fine after being sick, and
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Joan
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For the past few days, my leopard gecko has not been out of
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Joan
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My gecko is scary pale today, hasnt eaten in three days, and
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Joan
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hi Joan, we bought a leopard Gecko for our young son who is
hi Joan, we bought a leopard Gecko for our young son who is autistic and is an avid insect and animal lover. He has done an excellent job for the past four years looking after his animal. However he r… read more
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My son has a Leopard Gecko. It seems that the last time is
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Joan
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frightened..her tail vigorously but did not drop..rigid..than normal
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Joan
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How long does a gecko shed its skin Its been a month and
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Anna
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I checked on my sons Leopard Gecko (albino) and the ti
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Joan
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my leopard gecko has been shedding for (about) 2 months now.
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my son says his(6 month old) leopard gecko was injured when
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My leopard gecko got an injury to the end of his tail. The
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Joan
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Hi Joan - I have a fat tailed gecko who hasnt been eating
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