This little one (length overall about 10cm) was portrayed in a room in the Mekong Delta,Vietman. Despite the suggestive angle, the picture is taken straight up, so the critter is looking down into the camera. [180mm, F11, 1/15s, ISO100].
The Gecko manages to walk on surfaces (including polished metal and glass) in any orientation it sees fit due to multi-million purposefully shaped hairs on its toes. Amazing as this is, the real fascination for me sets in when you see them run while peeling, and re-attaching their feet about 15 times per second in an highly elaborate movement.
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Species: Hemidactylus frenatus
Common name: House Gecko