Nutmeg the Gecko


Please give a warm welcome to the newest addition to the West Warwick Public Library family - Nutmeg!

Nutmeg is a blizzard leopard gecko (eublepharis macularius). She loves dry, arid weather and rocky grassland terrain. She gets fed a mix of meal worms with a tasty powder to give her a nutrition boost, but her favorite treat is grubs!

When we adopted Nutmeg, she was only six months old and much whiter in color than she is today. She also didn't have a name!

The Youth Department held a special library contest for kids and teens to suggest a name for our new lizard buddy. When all the votes were tallied up, the winning entry was Nutmeg.




Love reptiles? Learn more about them! We've got plenty of books and resources at the library, and you can visit (and maybe even pet) Nutmeg!

Download a gecko coloring page and design your own!

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Color in your OWN leopard gecko! What color will they be?

Download and print a color sheet here.

We want to thank 401 Reptiles for donating Nutmeg the Gecko, and for donating her sweet terrarium house, heat lamp, and food.

Give them a visit at 1189 Main St #4830, West Warwick, RI 02893 or view their Facebook page here: