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Geckos at the National Geographic Museum

Giant Day Gecko by Bill Love

Geckos: Tails to Toepads features more than 15 species of live geckos from all over the world. Through a series of computer and tactile interactives visitors can experience gecko night vision, magnify gecko toepads, listen to gecko sounds, and build a custom gecko for various environments. On display through Jan. 5, 2011. National Geographic Museum, 1145 17th St. NW. Exhibition is free. Call 202-857-7588 or visit

Giant Day Gecko photographed by Bill Love

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