Type: Other

Aliases: Wild, Classic

Issues: N/A

First Produced In: Unknown

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Last Updated: 2021-12-18

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Many reptiles that display wild type patterns and color are referred to as normals. However, there is no normal phenotype in crested geckos. This is because you will find varieties of color and pattern in the wild. [1]

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The head of a wild type Crested Gecko can vary.
Wild observed animals tend to display brown hues of melanin, observed especially on the head-stamp. [2]


Although many consider brown, buckskin, or olive geckos Normal, there is a huge difference between them. Through selective breeding in captivity, breeders can improve upon the wild type cresties. [3]

The brown coloration, originally referred to as “Buckskin,” has been pulled out over the years but there are several animals in the hobby that still display the color. [4]


The belly of a wild type Crested Gecko can vary.


The tail of a wild type Crested Gecko can vary.

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