Jewels Of Jungle

Rainbow Crab
Scientific name: Cardisoma armatum

Average lifespan
2 to 3 years
Size
15 to 20 cm
Distribution
Western Africa
Did you know?

  • Rainbow crabs practice cannibalism!
  • Since rainbow crabs are land animals, they cannot remain submerged for long periods.
Average lifespan
2 to 3 years
Size
15 to 20 cm
Distribution
Western Africa
Did you know?

  • Rainbow crabs practice cannibalism!
  • Since rainbow crabs are land animals, they cannot remain submerged for long periods.

Asian Forest Scorpion
Scientific name: Heterometrus spinifer

Average lifespan
7 years
Size
9 to 12 cm
Distribution
Southeast Asia, particularly from Malaysia to Thailand
Did you know?

  • Asian forest scorpions are extremely territorial, even exhibiting aggression towards members of their own species.
Average lifespan
7 years
Size
9 to 12 cm
Distribution
Southeast Asia, particularly from Malaysia to Thailand
Did you know?

  • Asian forest scorpions are extremely territorial, even exhibiting aggression towards members of their own species.

Malayan Jungle Nymph
Scientific name: Heteropteryx dilatata

Average lifespan
2 years
Size
Maximum 7 cm for male and 15 cm for female
Distribution
Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore
Did you know?

  • Males and females specialize in camouflage differently, with females resembling green leaves while males look like brown twigs.
Average lifespan
2 years
Size
Maximum 7 cm for male and 15 cm for female
Distribution
Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore
Did you know?

  • Males and females specialize in camouflage differently, with females resembling green leaves while males look like brown twigs.

Tokay Gecko
Scientific name: Gekko gecko

Average lifespan
Up to 20 years
Size
Maximum length
of 35 cm
Distribution
South American continent. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia.
Did you know?

  • A Tokay gecko can unfold its skin to prevent its body from casting shadows on a tree.
  • Ridges with tiny hairs on their toe pads help tokay geckos to adhere to almost any surface.
Average lifespan
Up to 20 years
Size
Maximum length
of 35 cm
Distribution
South American continent. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia.
Did you know?

  • A Tokay gecko can unfold its skin to prevent its body from casting shadows on a tree.
  • Ridges with tiny hairs on their toe pads help tokay geckos to adhere to almost any surface.