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Mediterranean Gecko

Hemidactylus turcicus

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13 Comments

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 6 years ago

Thank you Teresa!

TeresaBurke
TeresaBurke 6 years ago

Cool foot shot!

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 6 years ago

Thanks Karen! I can't view the link though... :(

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Project Noah Fun Fact! Ever wondered how geckos are able to climb walls and even cling upside down on ceilings? The majority of gecko species have adhesive toe pads that have rows of tiny bristles called setae. These setae are able to exploit minute imperfections in the surface, allowing the gecko to stick securely to vertical surfaces, even glass.
https://upload.facebook.com/projectnoah/...

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 6 years ago

Thank you dotun. These images were taken while I was taking two classes in the Florida: Biogeography of Southern Florida and Field Photography.

dotun55
dotun55 6 years ago

Nice section. creative photography!

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

Thanks for the kind words naross.

naross
naross 7 years ago

A view most people would never see. Great photos.

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 8 years ago

Yeah man. We found so many cool critters together. It is going to take me forever to upload all the pics.

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

right on...I see the feet all the time...every day! It is no wonder that they can walk up a vertical piece of glass. You have a good buddy. it was a great idea.

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 8 years ago

Thanks Ig! Actually though, this was taken in the field and my buddy Tom held the Gecko very gently. It was his idea to take a picture of the feet and it was very difficult to get a shot that was in focus with the macro. Can't remember what the red background was though.. This was taken like 6 years ago.

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

Sick.....through a glass deberito. I have the geckos on my outside windows all the time and see the same thing. I can't wait to get a shot of a pregnant one with eggs inside her body. The flash will illuminate them so well. @ulva...sick spottings!

deberito
deberito 8 years ago

how did u get picture of its hand?

ulvalactuca77
Spotted by
ulvalactuca77

Islamorada, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 7, 2006
Submitted on Nov 12, 2011

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