Tokay geckos bite and when they bite, they bite hard. Even the most experienced gecko owners are bitten by their pets. Tokay geckos are brave and sometimes unpredictable pets. Nevertheless they are easy to care for and make good pets when tamed.
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A long-time gecko owner knows, and a beginner is afraid of it – Tokay gecko bites. By nature, Tokay geckos are very aggressive and brave animals. They bite when they are threatened or afraid, they bite when their angry, and they bite when they are stressed. They would bite anything that they consider as a threat, and your hand is one of them. (more…)
Handling an Aggressive Gecko
Tokay Geckos are very wonderful creatures known for their aggressiveness and difficulty of handling. Of all geckos, Tokays are most likely to fight back rather than to lose their tails when threatened. This means they’ll fight rather than flight. Tokays would usually attack what they consider as an aggressor with a painful bite. This makes handling them more difficult (but nonetheless Tokays are very easy to care with proper approach and technique).