How Do You Know If an African Fat-Tailed Gecko Is Male or Female?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 1, 2020 9:32:18 PM ET

Male African fat-tailed geckos have broader heads and wider tail bases than females. Additionally, males have many obvious pores located on the underside of their legs. Some clues that can help indicate an African fat-tailed gecko’s gender include social interactions and egg deposition. Any gecko that deposits eggs is a female, and usually, those that fight with each other are males.