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Least gecko. View of a Least gecko Sphaerodactylus sp., walking on rainforest leaves and moss. This is one of the smallest known lizards (4-5cm long). Living in the wet environment of cloudforest, it lacks the sticky toe pads typical of this genus. Photographed at an altitude of 2,000 metres in cloudforest in western Ecuador.
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