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Not My Cup
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Published: March 5, 2008
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Tequila says, "Celebrating your stupid birthday is NOT my cup of tea. Also tea parties are LAAAAAAaaaaaame. ... Wait, you have candied crickets? Well... maybe I'll stay for a little while. But I did NOT bring a present. Unless you count what I just left on your table."

I am actually very happy with Tequila - when I first got him (first month or two), he was intensely feisty and had bitten me hard enough to break the skin twice. After a few more months of handling, he has become one of my calmest geckos. He keeps an eye on me at all times but easily hand-walks and then eventually just curls up and goes to sleep in my hand.

He is also a huuuuge oinker. I had to put him on a diet!

More info on Tequila and his friends: [link]



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JJJenkinsArt's avatar
JJJenkinsArt|Professional General Artist
He reminds me of Gummy from my little pony ^^
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BlayneFox|Student General Artist
aww this makes me miss my crested <3
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Fallenpeach's avatar
Oh my gosh he's so precious.. :heart: I really wonder how you got that hat to stay :aww: Congrats on the DD, you deserve it! Such a wonderful capture c:
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ILOVEGECKOS's avatar
OMG! THAT IS SOOOOOOOO CUTE!! I'M ADDING THAT TO MY FAVORITES!!
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creative1978's avatar
Oh my gosh, this is so sweet :)
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KaayFly|Student Photographer
hahaha his is brilliant. xD
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first-and-last's avatar
awwww!!!! how did you get the hat to stay??
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KennyEstela|Hobbyist Digital Artist
i must tell you, i absolutely love this image.
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noot|Hobbyist General Artist
omg, that's so cute! :heart:
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Khimera|Hobbyist General Artist
oh how cute!
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shyvampire13|Hobbyist General Artist
luv the little party hat!
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colourmesapphire|Hobbyist General Artist
so cute!
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LoupGarou752|Student Traditional Artist
Adorable.
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EternalGraveDancer|Professional General Artist
This picture is so precious! <3 :giggle: Though it makes me want to watch "Drinking Out Of Cups" on Youtube!.. Silly silly..

Anyway I love the clarity of the shot and not to mention you've got one adorable model!!
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NecrochildK's avatar
XD So cute! Your geckos seem really patient.
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lightningale|Student Traditional Artist
adorable!
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lightningale|Student Traditional Artist
welcome:)
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SaphoPhotographics|Student Photographer
Your beautiful work has been featured here [link]

fav the article if you like it :)
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sakR9's avatar
Haha! So cute~!!
I can't believe it took a few months for safe handling! What a fiesty little bundle.
I have to say I'm jealous that he just sleeps in your hand...

Great shot... really adorable~ And the hat! :)
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miss-emma-lou-13's avatar
they'r sooo cute, how do u get them 2 pose like that 4 all your awsome pictures!!! >.<
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