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

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A member of the public found nine geckos in Stargate Park in Ryton in June, and took them to Westway's main hospital on West Road, Newcastle.
A MAN died in "absolute agony" 10 days after he was dared to eat a gecko at a party with pals.
Robotic end-effector tooling developer OnRobot ( has taken this and developed what it calls the "Gecko Gripper" for the manipulation of flat, smooth objects with millions of micro-scaled fibrillar stacks that mimic the hairs on the feet of geckos.
The message comes from the RSPCA after they managed to safely catch a stowaway gecko, who came to the UK from Barbados after hiding in a Cheshire woman's luggage two months ago.
An international research team, studying reptile fauna in the sultanate, has discovered a new species of gecko of the genus Asaccus endemic to the Eastern Hajar Mountains of Oman.
To track cells in the geckos' brains, researchers injected the lizards with a chemical label that gets incorporated into the DNA of newly formed cells.
El canibalismo es un comportamiento comun entre los reptiles del orden Sauria (Mitchell 1986), incluyendo varias especies de geckos. Algunos ejemplos de canibalismo en geckos se presentan en el genero Phelsuma (e.g.
His daughter inspected the can and discovered two dead geckos inside, ( according to reports.
Tokay geckos have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for hundreds of years to treat cancer, asthma, diabetes, skin disorders and a range of ailments.
Geckos have been known to deposit eggs in nursery plants (Livo et al., 1998), moving boxes, and old piles of clothing where transportation via human movement to new potential colonization sites is possible (Selcer, 1986).
PEKyN (CyHAN)- Chinese scientists have found genetic evidence illustrating some of the most intriguing talents of geckos, including climbing up smooth walls.
They have five new juvenile dart frogs and three female tokay geckos, pictured far right, which are all settling in well.
Boca Raton, FL, March 01, 2015 --( Big Apple Pet Supply has announced that they have added Blizzard Leopard Geckos to their extensive reptile inventory.
Clinging upside down to polished surfaces is simple for geckos, but scientists' grasp of the forces underlying this adherence just became murkier.
It is safe bet that a communal bin area in Penarth, South Wales, is not the natural habitat for 14 small geckos.