In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Wonder Gecko in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.
At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Wonder Gecko.
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How to Draw a Wonder Gecko - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Start with a head, large eyes, and a smiling mouth
Step 2: From the top line, draw the upper body, complete with the whole tail
Step 3: Draw the front leg under the neck
Step 4: Repeat for the other leg
Step 5: Extend the bottom line of the body down to the back leg. Draw the back leg
Step 6: Draw a slightly smaller leg for the other side of the body
Step 7: Add your own creative patterns to the gecko's body
Interesting Facts about the Wonder Gecko
The wonder gecko, also known as the frog-eyed gecko, is a lizard found in the Arabian Peninsula as well as southern Asia. They are an interesting species, with a total of six subspecies within this classification. This species prefers to live in hot, dry scrublands and rocky areas, but will not object to living in desert-like areas with a lot of sand. Though they require quite a specialized environment, the wonder gecko is a popular pet all across the world. They require a knowledgeable and experienced owner to treat them right and help them live for the full twelve to twenty years of their lifespan.
Did you know?
- In captivity, the wonder gecko enjoys dry enclosures.
- When in captivity, as well as in the wild, male wonder geckos should never become confined with another male. This will cause problems with aggression.
- Another thing that can cause aggression is roughly restraining these geckos. If they are surprised, it will cause them to become alarmed and try to fight.
Though this species can be held successfully as pets, it Is not recommended to attempt this unless you already have a fairly extensive knowledge about raising geckos. They can grow up to eight inches in length, and require sizeable enclosures to feel comfortable and safe. Most pet store geckos are imported from Asia, as this species is not exactly likely to breed when in captivity. Whether in captivity or in the wild, this lizard needs live crickets, mealworms and almost any other insect that is small enough for it to catch and swallow. The protein is essential to this gecko having a healthy body.