Water droplets explode off a geckos’ back

New research from scientists in Queensland, Australia, has revealed that geckos are so water-repellant that liquid explodes off them, taking dirt with it. This the first self-cleaning vertebrate ever found.

This slow motion video is minimalistic to say the least and has no sound. However, it is almost soothing – one could imagine a Pink Floyd soundtrack behind it, maybe Echoes.

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