Licked clean: eastern spiny-tailed gecko

When you don’t have eyelids a tongue will do!
By AG STAFF April 6, 2017 Reading Time: < 1

This incredible capture of an eastern spiny-tailed gecko (Strophurus williamsi) enjoying an eyeball bath – our latest AG Reader Photo of the Week – was taken by Harrison Warne in Queensland.

“Most gecko species don’t have eyelids so they need to use their tongue to clean their eyes, just like this one,” explained Harrison.

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