These small nocturnal lizards, adult females are typically 7 to 8 inches and males are 8 to 10 inches, are native to the rocky deserts and scrubby areas of South-central Asia.
They have been known to live 15-20 years in captivity
Their natural diet includes: insects such as crickets, mealworms, and locusts
– Here we feed crickets and mealworms
As a defense mechanism, they can detach their tails if caught by a predator and grow a new one.