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Respiratory conditions in geckos

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Respiratory conditions in geckos

Inside the bodies of mammals there is a big sheet of muscle called the diaphragm; this separates the chest, where the lungs are situated, and the abdomen where the stomach and intestines are. Your gecko does not  have a diaphragm; his chest and abdomen share the same space known as the coelom.

A Crested gecko
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