How do geckos stick?

You can walk on glass walls, right?

October, with an egg carton

October, about to jump onto an egg carton


Oh, you say you can’t do that. So how come October can?

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Baby gecko update 2

The baby crested geckos are almost three months old now. Both hatched at 1.9 grams; October now weighs 3.3 g, which isn’t bad. (Geckos have a rather different growth rate than juncos, you’ll notice: juncos hatch at about 2 g and are at 3+ the next day!)


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Baby gecko!

Fair warning: this is not related to bird research at all.

I’ve had pet crested geckos (Rhacodactylus ciliatus) for about four years. They’re great little animals for a busy grad student because they’re low-maintenance, not emotionally needy, and they look like tiny smiling dragons.

Corusc the crested gecko

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