Biomimicry: the adhesive strips on the underside of the geckos' legs inspired the development of gecskin, a material used to attach objects to walls.
- Scientific name:
- Phelsuma madagascariensis
- Year of description:
- Gray, 1831
- IUCN Status:
- Least Concern
Northern Madagascar and Nosy Be Island, between 0 and 900 m altitude.
This gecko lives in the rainforest.
It measures between 22 and 30 cm, with the male being larger than the female.
Insects, fruits, pollen as well as other lizards that are smaller than it.