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Asian House Gecko supported by the surface tension of water after it falls into a suburban swimming pool.   //   Asian House Gecko - Geckonidae: Hemidactylus frenatus. Body length to 6cm + tail 5cm. Introduced to Australia from original distribution in  south-east Asia, now colonising many coastal Australian cities and towns from the Kimberley Region in northern Western Australia eastwards to central New South Wales. Transported mainly by road, it may eventually be expected throughout the mainland. Frequent occupant of houses and buildings with lights on at night. Mainly insectivorous, but eats varied prey of suitable size. Has a distinctive loud 'tok-tok-tok' call. IUCN Status: Least Concern.  Asian House Gecko supported by the surface tension of water after it falls into a suburban swimming pool.   //   Asian House Gecko - Geckonidae: Hemidactylus frenatus. Body length to 6cm + tail 5cm. Introduced to Australia from original distribution in  south-east Asia, now colonising many coastal Australian cities and towns from the Kimberley Region in northern Western Australia eastwards to central New South Wales. Transported mainly by road, it may eventually be expected throughout the mainland. Frequent occupant of houses and buildings with lights on at night. Mainly insectivorous, but eats varied prey of suitable size. Has a distinctive loud 'tok-tok-tok' call. IUCN Status: Least Concern.