Today I met in my house what I believe is a baby tokay. It's about the size of a small common house gecko, but it is black with faint white dots and less shy.

It's currently under my sofa.

Does it need anything? Should I provide a tiny bowl of water? Sausage? Chicken egg? I don't have any worms, crickets, flies or the like. (There are probably a few ants under the sofa.) Should I better chase it outside (I'm in Thailand, so it's warm) or leave it there?

I don't plan on keeping it as a pet, but I don't mind it staying with me for a few days.

  • And chance to get a photo of it? – In loving memory of Dyani Apr 6 '17 at 13:05
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    By the time I got my camera it was already under the sofa. If it ever comes out again, sure. – AndreKR Apr 6 '17 at 16:38

He will be okay regardless what you do, these guys are nocturnal so he'll probably try to find his way out at night.

They are good at fitting into small spaces so I'm sure he will find something to snack on inside, these guys can also last quite some time without food or water.

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