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Oddities News Archive - June 28, 2012

The Evolution Of Sticky Feet

Aside from having a knack for selling auto insurance, geckos have also developed ‘sticky’ foot pads several times throughout their evolution that give them another ability, the scaling of smooth walls and ceilings to escape predators and find prey.

Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.