The coloring and spots that earned leopard gecko are only two of the outstanding
physical features of this popular gecko.Leopard geckos are seven to nine inches long when they leach adulthood. They have large heads and big cat-like eyes. They are one of the few breeds of lizards that have
eyelids. They had thick tails that comes to a point. Leopard geckos have small thin toes that do not have pads. This makes It difficult for them to do vertical climbing. Their skin is scaly and colorful. Geckos have black spots and wide black bands.
Leopard geckos are natively found in the deserts of western India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.
They live in dry areas and prefer rocky floors or semi-arid grasslands. Leopard geckos are nocturnal, spending the daytime hours under rocks or inside underground caves in the daytime. Geckos love the heat,
preferring temperatures between 80 and 90 degrees
Leopard geckos have adapted well to dry, hot climates. They are nocturnal. Instead of coming out of the daytime to soak up the warmth of the sun, they are able to absorb the heat from the rocks under which they hide. Another adaptation that helps the leopard gecko survive is Its ability to store fat and nutrients In its tail at times when food is hard to find.
The leopard gecko has a fairly typical lizard-life cycle with the exception of their eggs. While most geckos have hard-shelled eggs, leopard gecko's eggs are soft-shelled. The female can lay up to five batches of one or two eggs during the five-month breeding season. The gecko leaches maturity In one to three years and can live between 20-25 years.
To survive in food shortage times, leopard geckos ...
absorb the heat from the sun
hide under the rocks at night
soak up the warmth in the daytime
sleep under a tree to collect energy
ave fat and nutrients in their tails
Berdasarkan kalimat terakhir di paragraf ke-3, dapat diketahui bahwa leopard gecko memiliki kemampuan untuk menyimpan lemak dan nutrisi dalam ekornya saat makanan sulit ditemukan (food shortage) sehingga pilihan jawaban (E) adalah yang paling tepat.
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