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Found in a rock outcrop in a forested area.
Near the previous added observation of Chondrodactylus cf turneri.

May be Chondrodactylus turneri?

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Rhoptropus - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
wernerconradie's ID: Genus Rhoptropus, a member of Typical Geckos (Family Gekkonidae)
Posted by wernerconradie about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Looks like Rhoptropus. Unfortunatelly I have no better pictures. They may be easy to capture in that region.

Posted by pecardoso about 3 years ago (Flag)
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It's definitely a Rhoptropus and if the scales on the back are small and rounded (which they seem to be on your photo) then it's the Namib Day Gecko, Rhoptropus afer.
-Paul

Posted by herpguy about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Rhoptropus - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
pecardoso's ID: Genus Rhoptropus, a member of Typical Geckos (Family Gekkonidae)
Posted by pecardoso about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Rhoptropus - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
pecardoso's ID: Genus Rhoptropus, a member of Typical Geckos (Family Gekkonidae)
Rhoptropus - Photo (c) Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Genus Rhoptropus, a member of Typical Geckos (Family Gekkonidae)
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