This little lizard definitely bit off more than he could chew – after it grabbed hold of a giant centipede.
The blue and orange tokay gecko caught the eight-inch long insect by its tail on deserted wall in Chonburi.
Wuttipong Jansamut, 40, noticed the unusual scene after finishing work at a nearby factory.
He said the reptile was struggling with the insect but even after a two-minute long stalemate it would not release the insect.
Wuttipong said: ”I did not want to touch them. I stayed back. I’ve never seen a millipede this big, and definitely not with a gecko.
”I needed to get home so I didn’t stop to find out how it ended. I’m not sure who won the battle. That is a mystery.”
The tokay gecko is nocturnal but can appear in the early evening. It is native to Asia and feeds on insects and small vertebrates.
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