The traveling show explores the lizards, which live in climates that range from tropical beaches to deserts to snowy mountains. Peer into geckos’ habitats by looking at the species on display amidst waterfalls, lush foliage, and rock ledges. These spaces mimic their natural habitats by controlling humidity, temperature, and water quality.
Gliding gecko (© Joe McDonald)
Geckos on view include the Giant Day Gecko, which is bright green and our common perception of what a gecko looks like (think the Geico ads). Less common species include the Giant Frog Eyed Gecko, which has scales that overlap each other like roof shingles; the Gliding Gecko, which can leap between trees because its skin unfolds like a parachute and has adhesive toepads to stick to bark; and Jewel Day Geckos, which are tiny and are found in bright neon colors and have patterned bodies "
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