Tokay Gecko (Tuko!)

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Tokay Gecko hiding in the dorm room

The Tuko is not the most visible resident of Tanay, though it certainly is loud! During the day they like to hide where you can’t see them, and even at night they avoid the lights.

But no matter where you are, around the clock you can hear their “TU-KO TU-KO” calls.

When you’re not looking, the Tuko is busy eating up cockroach, beetle, mice, and any other pests that live in and around the Sakahang Lilok buildings. They will eat just about anything that fits into their mouth – so don’t grab one, or it might chomp down on your finger next!

Tokay Geckos seen at Lilok Farm at night

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