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Asian House Gecko

Hemidactylus frenatus

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ScottHarte 11 years ago


bbprevas 11 years ago

The toes are fantastic. Nice picture

ScottHarte 11 years ago

Crazy how they can get those hairs so small that they start sharing electrons with the surface of objects, wish we could do!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 11 years ago

Each of those toe pads is made up of thousands of tiny hairs which is what lets geckos walk on walls. Humans are looking for ways to make use of this natural technology for new kinds of glues. More on biomimicry:

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 13, 1900
Submitted on Jul 13, 2012

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