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any of various small chiefly tropical and usually nocturnal insectivorous terrestrial lizards typically with immovable eyelids

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Geckoes' tails are frequently thickened or knob-like (sometimes spiny) with fat stored in them to be drawn upon in lean periods.
Some geckoes have demonstrated an amazing ability to climb upside down on ceilings and up glass surfaces.
Geckoes mainly hunt at night, slowly stalking and pouncing on their prey.
Geckoes in turn are preyed upon by some of our small nocturnal mammals such as, dunnarts, planigales, antechinus, etc.
Geckoes shelter in crevices, under rocks, bark and even in leaf litter.