Images show the gecko is very close proximity to the wasp and its nest. The shot with the gecko looking to the left was the first one when the camera flash exposed the gecko's hide-away. Located in a
Out at night photographing moths and other insects, it's always fascinating watching the gecko stalk and catch the variety of insects that make up it's diet. In Ruhengeri (Musanze) in NW Rwanda I was photographing a wasp's nest and using a flash, it exposed a gecko hiding in the dark corner behind the wasp and it's nest - literally 2-3cm apart from each other.
Interestingly enough, the gecko would not hunt or stalk insects near the wasp and it's nest but go away, catch insects and then return to it's place behind the wasp.
This appears to be 'free' protection for the gecko from either other gecko's in the area and/or something else that may prey on it or harass it. Certainly the first time I've come across this in all my travels and living in Africa.