About the facts of gecko

Gecko’s tail falls off along the pre -marked "cutting line", which allows them to quickly escape the predator

Gecko is a type of lizard.Although there are about 1,500 kinds of geckos in the world, they all have some similarities, including amazing tails, simple diet and hair skin.


None of them in common is the size.Gecko has a variety of sizes.The smallest gecko (and the smallest lizard) is a tiny dwarf geckon.It grows to only 0.6 inches (1.6 cm) and weighs about 0.0042 ounces (120 mg).Leachianus is a subspecies of New Cledonian giant gecko and one of the largest geckos in the world.It can grow to 14-17 inches (35.5-43 cm), including tails, weighing 7-10 ounces (212-279 grams).


According to "National Geography", geckos are distributed on all continents except Antarctica, and live in almost all habitats, including rainforests, deserts and mountainous areas.


Most geckos are night -line animals.This means that they wake up at night and sleep during the day.

For geckos, bathing is an interesting trivial.The gecko’s skin is covered with thousands of hair -shaped thorns.These thorns will adsorb the air and make the water rebound.

If you see the sofa for the water tick and rolling wax, or turn off the protection spray sofa, you see that this process happens, the wax and spray make the surface very bumpy at the micron and nanometer level.Rolling, falling off under the strong wind and even slight wind.

With this built -in water defense system, people will think it is difficult to clean.However, when the water rebounds, it takes away dust and other pollutants on the skin.In addition, they lick clean eyelids or eyes without eyelids with their tongue.

This is a bird’s -eye view of the tail -tailed gecko, which highlights its wide and flat tail, which is why the species is named.


Gecko is usually eaten with fruits, insects and nectar.Gecko’s tail can store fat for use in the shortage of food in the future.


Gecko produces through spawning.Female may be pregnant for several years before spawning.For example, the ugly corner geckon’s pregnancy will last three to four years.When the eggs are ready, the geckos will egg in the leaves and bark.

The newly appeared baby is known as the incubation cub.For lizards, some newly hatched small lizards are quite large.For example, the length of the leopard gecko cub can reach 3 to 4 inches (8 to 10 cm).


The following is the classification of geckos based on the comprehensive classification information system:

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Toshica family, 28 species of 7 genus

Australian Tiger family, 19 genus 117 species

Eye Tiger family, 6 genus 30 species

Gecko family, 52 genus 950 species

Leaf Tiger family, 11 genus 117 species

Scales annex, 4 genus 41 species

Ball toe tiger family, 11 genus 203 species


According to the Red List of the International Nature Conservation Alliance, the types of geckos are available from the least attention to endangered.For example, Bavaria Goroensis is an endangered species.It was discovered only in two places in New Karidinia in the South Pacific Islands. With the expansion of mining activities, the number of habitats is decreasing.

Another example is Bavayia Ornata, which is only found in two places in New Cauridonia, but no known data shows how much it is left, or whether its number is increasing.Because of mining and agriculture, their habitats are also shrinking.

This is the newly discovered big Hornet and gecko specimen, named after its black and yellow stripes.

Other facts

There are stripes on the tail of the gecko. If the predator grabs them, they can break quickly.Then they regenerate their tails.

These lizards have sticky feet to climb the smooth surface.Their toes have a tiny hair called Gangbao, which is exactly that this hair give them this sticky.

According to a study published in the National Academy of Sciences, when geckos fell, it twisted its tail into a right angle so that it could use its feet.This stunt requires 100 milliseconds.

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