Rare Coromandel striped geckos recently released

Submitted by shelley.fischer on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 14:21

A pair of rare Coromandel striped geckos were recently released in the Driving Creek Wildlife Sanctuary on the Coromandel Peninsular.

One of our highly experienced members, Doug Ashby, cared for the animals for the past 6 years collecting valuable information about this rare and enigmatic species.

The Department of Conservation welcome any sightings and photos of the species. Contact Rob Chappell on 0274750982 or email rchappell@doc.govt.nz

Full article on stuff.co.nz.

Species synoposis (Toropuku stephensi).