A white-striped gecko (Gekko vittatus) demonstrates the toes and climbing ability of geckos. A. Underside of each foot has specialized toe pads; B. Overlapping scales on each toe; C. Each scale is made up of thousands of hair-like setae; D. Each seta is divided into microscopic filaments.
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