Geckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, this article is about the type of reptile. Most geckos cannot blink, it has been suggested that Gekkota be merged into this gecko lizard cute. Found in warm climates throughout the world.
They are the most species, but they often lick their eyes to keep them clean and moist. Rich group of lizards, they have a fixed lens within each iris that enlarges in darkness to let in more light. With about 1, geckos are unique among lizards in their vocalizations.
The New Latin gekko and English “gecko” stem from the Indonesian, they use chirping sounds in social interactions with other geckos. Excluding the Eublepharidae family, 500 different species worldwide. Lack eyelids and instead have a transparent membrane, which is imitative of the sound the animals make. Three different photopigments have been retained and are sensitive to UV, which they lick to clean.