Australia’s leaf-tailed gecko, which looks like it may have made an appearance in the ‘Jurassic Park’ movies, takes on a praying mantis.
The praying mantis is known to be quite the defender when it comes to life-threatening attacks, but it really doesn’t stand a chance against the leaf-tailed gecko. This looks like a prehistoric battle.
Leaf-Tailed Gecko’s live under my home, they look like miniature dinosaurs. These Geckos are perfect spider killers and feed on all sorts of other insects. The one in this video was accidentally caught in a mouse trap and has since recovered. This Gecko attracted other Gecko’s while in recovery. In nature it’s survival of the fittest, the green Praying Mantis would be a delicacy in the Gecko’s mind and in a fight to the death only one can survive. The Preying Mantis is normally a very skilled and deadly killer, but when up against the fast snapping jaw of a Leaf-Tailed Gecko it’s game over for the Praying Mantis.
In the animal kingdom, you can put up a good fight, but if you don’t finish it, you will end up being your opponent’s next meal.
In a dog eat dog world, there is no second place.
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