First There was Baby Gecko “Pip” – Introducing Pip’s Hatch Mate Baby “Skip”

One day after we welcomed baby leopard gecko “Pip” into the world, along came his/her sibling & identical twin – “Skip”!  Born 3/8/13.  My son & I had the pleasure of watching him burst into the world.  It’s amazing how a 2 1/2″ baby lizard can manage to fit in an egg about the size of a nickle.  Nature is a mysterious & wondrous thing!

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Skip was not too thrilled to have the flash going off as “he” was busy breaking out of his egg.  He’s got a slight glare in his eye…It’s recommended to leave them alone as much as possible because they stress out very easily, so I didn’t try to get any more pictures once he broke out of his shell – which only took a matter of minutes.

My son exclaimed “We have TWINS!”.  They look identical and from their markings, will take after Daddy Sam, who is a “regular” fat-tailed leopard gecko.  Mom Leslie is an albino leopard gecko so we didn’t know what the babies might turn out to be.

They are both 10/11 days old now & cohabiting happily with each other.

More pics of both Pip & Skip to follow!