Ben Bargen is the owner of Art Geckos in Reno, NV. He has owned leopard geckos since 2003. He recently graduated from UNR with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience. His background and passion is in medical research. Ben enjoys logging hours backpacking, mountain-biking, and snowboarding in the Sierra’s. www.facebook.com/ArtGeckos.Ben
My History of Art
All of my life I have been drawn to drawing, photography, and art. Although I’ve never painted myself an artist, in my heart of hearts, it’s who I aspire to be. More
Enigma Syndrome in Leopard Geckos: An Autosomal Dominant Disorder
Usually, we don’t notice a gene until a mutation changes it. This is true for the vestibular system of Leopard Geckos. Around 2006 certain leopard geckos began to display equilibrium deficiencies, often (but not always) associated with the Enigma morph. These disoriented geckos were diagnosed with a disorder dubbed Enigma Syndrome.