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For smooth surfaces, such as the outer hulls of space stations or satellites, LEMUR adheres itself with gecko-like sticky feet.
Indigenous to southeast Asia, these geckos are now found in Florida and Hawaii.
Animals like the starfish or the gecko may be best known for their rapid limb regeneration, but deer are actually among the fastest organ-growers in the animal kingdom.
Until recently, researchers identified gecko species using scale patterns, leading them to believe there were only three or four species in the genus.
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.
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.
There is still a lot of work to make the gecko technique foolproof.
Almost instantly, the snake regurgitated a third gecko that popped out bright red.
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First Known Use: 1774See Words from the same year
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