Common name : Giant day gecko, Madagascar giant day gecko
Scientific name : Phelsuma grandis
Family : Gekkonidae
Native to : Madagascar
Interesting fact : They love to bask on treetops.
Conservation status : Least Concern
A species of gecko lizards, the elo handsome is bright green with red spots and a red stripe between the nose and eyes. Their broad and flat toes are well adapted for their life on trees. After a meal of insects, spiders, crickets and nectar of flowers they drink the dew drops from leaves.