They are a random genetic mutation discovered by
Mark Bell in 2006.
An Enigma is a Leopard Gecko which is a dominant morph. When
classifying an Enigma, there are a few common features which all Enigmas seem to
When they hatch out, their spots tend to be blotches rather
than bands. When looking at their tails, the tails are almost all
white. As they grow older, the spotting increases and sometimes turns into
Several different morphs have been combined with the Enigma
including the Mack Snow, Tangerine, RAPTOR, Blazing
Blizzard, Bell Albino and Tremper Albino. The Enigma traits
seems to intensify the coloring of traits they are combined with.
The Giant morph was developed by Ron
Tremper in 2000. There are three phases of
the Giant morph, Normal, Giant, and Super
Ron Tremper's original Giant, Moose was a Super Giant. He
reached a whopping 156 grams!
Giants are co-dominant morphs meaning that a gecko needs
only to carry one gene in order to express it.
It isn't easy to tell a Giant from a Normal Leopard
Gecko as not all Giants are born bigger or exhibit any difference in growth until a
later stage, almost into adulthood where they continue to grow unlike Normals who
The Mack Snows came from John and
Amy Mack from Reptiles by Mack. They came across
some hatchlings which looked like "Snow" hatchlings rather than normal hatchlings.
The following season, John and Amy bred the hatchlings back to each other. In the
breeding, they produced Super Snows, Mack Snows, and Normals
Mack Snows, when bred to Mack Snows, have the ability to
produce a Super Snow. When they hatch, they seem to have an all purple hue to
them. As they grow, the purple fades into a white body with black broken pin
stripes. They also have two solid black eyes.
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