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gecko in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgeckogeck‧o /ˈɡekəʊ $ -koʊ/ noun (plural geckos or geckoes) [countable]  HBAa type of small lizard
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geckoBut how does a gecko not get bogged down?He looks up at the ceiling, which a gecko is slowly traversing.Simple suction is out, because gecko feet work perfectly, even in a vacuum.How to reverse-engineer gecko feet into something useful?But the only thing there was a fragile gecko, which clung splay-footed to the wall and watched me with cloudy eyes.She was about to grab it when a giant gecko sprang in a flash from the eaves and gobbled it up.They subsisted, from all appearances, on roots and insects; a live gecko made a fine repast.That leaves old-fashioned glue: except that gecko feet have no suitable glue-secreting glands.