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What is the lifespan of a leopard gecko?

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The lifespan of a leopard gecko can vary between 15 to 20 years. This varies depending on if the gecko lives in captivity or in the wild. Another contributor towards a gecko's lifespan as a pet is the care that is receives from its owner.

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Geckos that receive proper care and nutrition can live to be 30 years old in some cases. A leopard gecko's age is not easy to determine. However, it is easy to spot a gecko that is under 1 year old, as it has bands around its body instead of the spots that appear on older leopard geckos.

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