Anti-Caturday: Climbing Walls

Gecko by koalie

Geckos are the most amazing lizards ever. They can’t blink so instead they lick their eyes clean. Some of them come also in a parthenogenetic form which means that if you lock up a female alone it will soon produce more of itself. They’re adept at getting inside but they’re often welcome since they eat insects.

But the most amazing thing about geckos is their feet. The bottoms of their feet are covered in tiny hairs which means they can hang on to pretty much anything. They can climb straight up a glass wall, hang on ceilings, etc. They act like natural suction cups. Don’t tell me that’s not just about the coolest thing you’ve ever heard.

Gecko by rengber
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