Defaecatorial behaviour in Leopard geckos

Defaecatorial behaviour in Leopard geckos

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Leopard geckos are known to have, what is called defaecatorial behaviour. This means they often deposit their droppings in more or less the same area of their enclosure.

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Apart from the fact that it is often observed, not much information is available regarding this, somewhat strange, but normal behaviour. What is known that it makes enclosure and substrate cleaning a lot easier.

Defaecatorial behaviour in Leopard geckos