A Tokay Gecko Sits on a Wet Surface Prior to Adhesion Tests (image) National Science Foundation Share Print E-Mail Caption A tokay gecko (Gekko gecko) sits on a wet surface prior to adhesion tests. Geckos were pulled horizontally using a small pelvic harness (blue ribbon) attached to a motorized force sensor where the maximum force a gecko could cling was measured. Credit Ethan Knapp and Alyssa Stark, The University of Akron Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.