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How to Treat a Leopard Gecko’s Dropped Tail

It’s normal for lizards to drop their tails. This is a defensive mechanism called “autotomy.” Autotomy occurs when the lizard senses predatory danger. It will literally use its own tail to distract predators. Don’t worry, no matter how severe the wound looks, the tail will grow back! Of course, it’s equally important to observe certain things to ensure your pet …

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