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Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus)

After 2 days walking through the Ranomafana rainforest with my 2 guides and one spotter, we finally found the long waited Uroplatus phantasticus! This was an incredible moment for me as this was one of the stellar specimens in my Madagascar trip wishlist. It was incredible to find it in nature, as this gecko is a truly master of disguise, with a body that superbly mimics a dead leaf.But I was trekking with the best guides, and they have the eye to spot almost EVERYTHING!

TAGS: Camera, Canon, Gecko, Jungle, Madagascar, Rainforest

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Madrid, Spain
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 29, 2014, 8:05 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION Ranomafana, Madagascar