Round Island is internationally famous for its reptile community. All of these are endemic taxa to Mauritius. Four to five species were prior to re-introductions onto other offshore islets restricted to Round Island, Guenther’s Gecko, Telfair’s Skink, Keel-scale Boa, and Durrell’s Night Gecko. Known reptile extinctions from Round Island include giant tortoises and the Burrowing boa.
Durrell's night gecko
Vocal gecko - 'Chink chink chink...'
ROUND ISLAND (Île Ronde)
Named after the naturalist Wenceslas Bojer.
Feed mainly on invertebrates and fruits and are very inquisitive.
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