The Phnom Penh Post
Wednesday, 09 September 2009 15:02 Tracey Shelton
Two teukai geckos hiss in the grass in Takeo province on Saturday. According to Khmer belief, these geckos will jump on anyone who touches them, attaching themselves around the neck, and can only be removed by seven virgins. The tone and number of bizarre cries they make in the night are also believed to hold the power to predict exam results and quality of a future marriage partner.