Delaware animal hospital searches for stolen gecko

BEAR, Delaware - July 10, 2013

They say someone walked off with an African fat-tailed gecko over the weekend.

The Delaware Wildlife Rehabilitators Association in Bear noticed the little guy was missing earlier in the week.

A donation box was also wiped out.

Volunteers are worried because the lizard requires a special diet and a heat-controlled environment.

Online reptile dealers offer up to $2,000 for such an animal.

The center hopes whoever took it will bring it back.

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