Did You Know? How Gecko Lizards Drink Water?

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Gecko uses its tongue to collect water captured on its eye. The rare reptiles use the technique to drink moisture from coastal mist in Namibia, Africa. It also needs to ensure its eyes are kept moist, as it doesn’t have any eyelids.

While some animals have developed ways of extracting water from the food they eat, or reducing water lost through evaporation, desert dwelling lizards don’t drink water at all; they absorb it through their skin. Scientists have always suspected that lizards absorb water much like their amphibious neighbors.

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