In Indonesia, the harvest and export of wild-caught Tokay geckos are subject to quotas. Commercial breeding is allowed, and the government has given permission for six companies to export three million live captive-bred Tokay geckos a year, specifically for the pet trade.
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A number of characteristics make geckos great pets: They're mostly small, affordable and easy to feed. The downside of keeping geckos is that most species are nocturnal and, therefore, not very visible pets. The exceptions are geckos of the genus Phelsuma. Most of the 70 Phelsuma species are diurnal -- they do their doing during daylight.
7 Types of Geckos That Make Great Pets | Earth's Friends
While not all species of geckos are good candidates for pet ownership, there are many that make great pets for both handling and observing. Do note that not all geckos have the ability to climb glass surfaces, which can be disappointing for children. Whether you're looking for a gecko that is easy to handle or can climb walls, there are many gecko varieties to choose from.
Different Types of Geckos | PetHelpful