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How Geckos stay upright



No, not bipedalism - landing on their feet, cat-like. The link below has a video and a short article. The interesting thing is they start off upside-down... the paper is apparently in PNAS.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/mar/18/1

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Colin McHenry
Computational Biomechanics Research Group http://www.compbiomech.com/
School of Engineering (Mech Eng)
University of Newcastle
NSW 2308

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