Berkeley researchers discover new gecko

SAN FRANCISCO

The exotic lizard lives in forest patches from Ghana to the Congo, and as it turns out, it is actually four distinct species.

According to DNA research done by the Berkeley team, the geckos have evolved over the past 100,000 years due to the fragmentation of a belt of tropical rain forest.

The research was published in the journal Proceedings B, the Royal Society's biological research journal.

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