The most distinctive features of these geckos are the hair-like projections found above the eyes, which greatly resemble eyelashes. Crested geckos prefer to live in the canopy of the humid forests.
- Crested geckos were once thought to be extinct.
- Crested geckos also have two rows of spines that run from the sides of their wedge-shaped head to the base of their tail.
- Crested geckos communicate with the help of barks and squeaks which they use to call for a mate and when threatened.