Acrobatic geckos, highly maneuverable on land and in the air, can also race on water

Asian geckos were observed running over water at nearly a meter per second, as fast as on land. Lab experiments show how. They get support from surface tension but also slap the water rapidly with their feet. They also semi-plane over the surface and use their tail for stabilization and weiter …

Source:: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181206120022.htm

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