EXPLORE THE EXHIBIT
- See real Geckosâ€”Meet 15 species of live geckos in their environments.
- Build a Geckoâ€”Combine different eyes, feet, skin, and tails to â€˜customizeâ€™ a gecko for a particular habitat.
- Is that a Gecko?â€”Many people donâ€™t know what a gecko really is. Can you pick out the real geckos among images of other lizards and salamanders?
- Geck-Nologyâ€”Watch a video exploring the cutting edge science of gecko adhesion and how it may revolutionize the future of adhesive technology.
- Predator Challengeâ€”Some geckos are incredibly good at blending into their environments. How quickly can you spot the hidden geckos in these environments?
- Test Your Gecko IQâ€”Test your gecko knowledge on subjects from basic to bizarre.
- What Does a Gecko See?â€”Look at insects in the dark with night vision optics.
PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Take part in a Geckos-focused public event, family program (additional fee), or daily gallery program.
Beyond the Exhibit: Geckos
Feb. 2, 9â€“10:30 a.m.
$10 members; $12.50 nonmembers
Did you know that geckos can walk on walls? Get up close and personal with their bulging eyes as you learn all about these amazing lizards, especially their incredible feet! Ages 6 and up with registered adult.
Match That Habitat!
Discover how over 800 different gecko species adapt to live in their environment.
Geckos: Sticky, Speedy, Super!
Meet a wanna-be superhero who hasnâ€™t quite found his way. Share ideas about which super powers are most important and act out some of his new found Gecko Super-abilities.
Geckos Up Close and Personal
Look closely at the super cool characteristics that make geckos one of the most adaptable lizards in the world!
Become a gecko expert as you complete your very own Gecko journal!
Geckos Opening Day
Feb. 2, 10 a.m.â€“3 p.m.
Enter the amazing world of geckos! Participate in activities that will explore some of their unique features including bulging eyes, night vision, sticky toepads, and squawking voices.