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Gecko

Geckos are small to moderately large lizards belonging to the family Gekkonidae and found in warm climates throughout the world.

Geckos are unique among lizards in their vocalizations, making chirping sounds in social interactions with other geckos.

Geckos are unusual in other respects as well.

Many species have specialized toe pads that enable them to climb smooth vertical surfaces and even cross indoor ceilings with ease.

The toes of the gecko have attracted a lot of attention, as they adhere to a wide variety of surfaces, without the use of liquids or surface tension.

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