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Watch this gecko’s explosive self-cleaning trick [NewScientist]

by Frédéric Magné - published on , updated on

They are famed for being able to effortlessly stick to walls and ceilings, but geckos have now been found to perform another cool trick. Slow-motion video footage has shown naturally formed water droplets launching themselves away from a gecko’s body like popping popcorn.

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