To: "Greg & Val Clancy" <>
Subject: geckos
From: Tom Tarrant <>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 17:41:44 +1000
Greg and B'ausers,

We have both (Robust Velvet & Asian House)  in our house up here at
Samsonvale and they both seem to put up with each other. (We've lived in
this house for over ten years and see/hear them regularly in summer)


On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Greg & Val Clancy <>wrote:

> Hi Syd and Michael,
> There is no problem tolerating an introduced species in artificial habitats
> such as buildings if they don't pose a threat to native species.  We have a
> healthy population of Robust Velvet Geckos in our house and I would be most
> upset if the Asian House Gecko was to move in and usurp these natives.  The
> larger size of the native species would probably protect them from an
> invasion.
> Does anyone know if they have caused any environmental problems in
> Australia to date?
> Greg Clancy
> Ecologist
> Coutts Crossing

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