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The common leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius) has recently been recorded as a new species for Nepal; however, as Nepalese researchers and nature lovers officially recognize the country's 11th gecko species, some conservationists are also beginning to worry that it might be a possible target in the illegal exotic pet trade.

KATHMANDU, March 26: One more species of reptile has been newly discovered in Nepal. Common Leopard Gecko (Eublepharis macularius), a ground-dwelling lizard, which was first found along the Kamdi biodiversity route in Banke district in course of the study about biodiversity has been named ’Baghe Mausuli’ in Nepali. It belongs to the family of Eublepharidae.