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From: "William H. Ansley" <wansley@warwick.net>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Names, animals, and meanings (G)
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 23:11:50 

>Gecko.  Also gecco.  Any species of family Gekkonidae (or Gecconidae).
> Most are nocturnal. Large eyes, large toes with suckers used for
>climbing or sticking.  Sticky tongue.  Feed on insects.  One of
>Oosik's officers.

Not that this matters, but no geckos (that I know of) have sticky tongues.
They catch insects by staying very still and then lunging very quickly when
an insect comes within reach, like most lizards. I should know; I used to
keep geckos as pets.

William Ansley

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