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    Default Hey "Structure Geeks"....

    I just noticed this odd head structure on a young female here... anyone ever seen this or know anything about it? Notice how the head is normal from snout to eyes where the crests start... then on both sides it slopes / curves inward before swooping out again.... normal structure would gradually slope inward until it met the dorsal... Have a look:




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    I saw another gecko like that somewhere... on the repashy forum maybe??

    Either way, long snout, poor crests, poor supportive structure for the crests... just downright wierd looking... it almost makes her look emaciated, poor thing. Her color and dalmation spotting is rather nice, too bad about the structure.
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    She actually eats like a pig... no weight issues whatsoever.

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    I have a red female rescue that looks almost exactly like that. At first I thought she had her crests bitten off by here 4 male cages mates at the store but after looking closer I think she has always been like that. I'll get a picture sometime.
    That gal is strange looking for sure. Thanks for sharing.

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    That's very odd...I wonder as she gets older and the crests get longer if it will fill in more or atleast give the illusion of filled in? It looks like she was picked up by her head and it left finger indents...weird.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragontown View Post
    She actually eats like a pig... no weight issues whatsoever.
    Oh, I don't think she's emaciated at all, sorry if I gave that impression... its just that her structure makes her head look bonier, ya know? Just comments from the peanut gallery, no offense intended.
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    None taken. This thread was sort of directed at you specifically, being the self-admitted structure geek!

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    Heh, I dunno, I think it looks kind of cool. Is the unusual structure noticeably from the side too, or just from above?


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    oh, man! is this the new "shovelhead" morph?!? lol

    hehe. it is quite odd. do her parents have any of the indentation on the head as well?
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    I think thats the "precursor" to being horned? My Nib has the same type of head, he's crap for structure/crests which is why I've never bred him, but pattern/colourwise, he's awesome. Its a shame, really, but he was my first ever crestie and I love him for him and will keep him.
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