Recent Examples of gecko from the Web
Until recently, researchers identified gecko species using scale patterns, leading them to believe there were only three or four species in the genus.
There is still a lot of work to make the gecko technique foolproof.
There are basically two types of tropical travelers — those who spot a gecko on their hotel room wall and give it a cute name, and those who holler less salubrious names while hunting for suitable footwear to hurl.
Consider the Geico gecko, Progressive’s Flo, Allstate’s Mayhem, the didactic Professor Burke of Farmers Insurance and Peyton Manning’s vocal stylings for Nationwide.
Almost instantly, the snake regurgitated a third gecko that popped out bright red.
So engineers are building new kinds of grippers inspired by the bottoms of gecko feet.
Senior Services North Fulton will use its $2,500 grant for the care of 74 pets, mostly dogs and cats, but also two turtles and a gecko.
By mimicking those hairs with tiny, silicon wedges, researchers are now creating a gecko grip of their own—and are testing it for space.
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