Gecko Cannibalism

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A FEW days ago, on opening the stomach of a young female gecko (Gecko monarchus, a species which occurs fairly commonly in the compound outside our bungalow here), it was found to contain, in addition to a caterpillar and some other remains which I could not identify, a smaller gecko of the same species; this, judging from its position in the stomach, had evidently been eaten head foremost, and was quite entire.

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BEDFORD, F. Gecko Cannibalism. Nature 60, 8 (1899) doi:10.1038/060008d0

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