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A gleeful gecko's greeting


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A fan-fingered gecko peeks over a ledge in a garden in IsraelA fan-fingered gecko peeks over a ledge in a garden in IsraelPhoto: Ziva & Amir / Flickr
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A fan-fingered gecko smiles for the camera in this incredible macro photo taken in a garden in Shoham, Israel.

Fan-fingered geckos have peculiar toe pads that, when extended, resemble a snowflake. These spunky reptiles live in arid regions of Africa and as far north as the Mediterranean.

Like the charismatic chameleon, geckos are are so strange they're cute.

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