Norfolk’s wonders

Most people think of Norfolk and think of the Bounty mutineers. But there is also plenty of living history to discover at Norfolk Island National Park. Like this little fella for example.

Norfolk Island gecko | Parks Australia

Norfolk Island gecko | Parks Australia

 

Meet Norfolk’s very own gecko – scientific name Christinus guentheri.

Once found across the island, it was thought until recently that rats and cats had wiped geckoes out. But this vulnerable species appears to be thriving in the Phillip Island section of the national park.

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Coral, Norfolk Island National Park

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