19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
A newly hatched mourning gecko perched on my hand

I was cleaning my mourning geckos' vivarium when I found this tiny hatchling perched on my hand! I had to snap a few photos before she bolted off.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Belmont, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 11
Copyright: © Veronica D'Amelio