Anolis Scriptus (image) Washington University in St. Louis Share Print E-Mail Caption Anolis lizards have specialized toepads that enable them to cling to smooth surfaces. Researchers took macro photos of the toepads and measured their surface area, as it predicts clinging strength. The toepads of the surviving lizards after the hurricane were significantly larger than those from before. Credit Colin Donihue Usage Restrictions For editorial purposes 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.