'F U' bird

Submitted by Editorial team on Friday, 23 May 2008 - 10:15am
Tokay Gecko

Tokay Gecko

A Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko) dubbed the 'f**k you' bird by members of 161 Battery RNZA in Vietnam. Mistaken for a bird, this noisy gecko kept the New Zealanders awake at night with its distinctive mating call until it was caught and released away from the battery's camp.


Images courtesy Marie Roberts

How to cite this page: ' 'F U' bird ', URL: https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/f-u-bird, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 27-Apr-2022