80 Duvaucel's gecko released in Tawharanui Open Sanctuary

Submitted by shelley.fischer on Wed, 21/12/2016 - 20:54

Visitors to the Tawharanui Open Sanctuary now have the chance to see Duvaucel's gecko in the wild.

A team of scientists and volunteers, including our president Chris Wedding and members Manuela Barry and Nick Harker, have re-introduced 80 Duvaucel's gecko into the park. A ten year monitoring programme has been set up to track the post-release success of Duvaucel's gecko, as well as to monitor their impact on other resident geckos.

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