House Lizards (Geckos)




Geckos are insect-eating lizards found in almost in almost every household in this part of the world.Geckos have pads on its toes that enable it to cling even to smooth surfaces or stay inverted on ceilings.
 
These pads consist of rows of plates (lamellae)covered with thousands of microscopic hook-like projections(villosities) that latch into any minute surface irregularity.
 
They can be considered beneficial for their insect-consuming diet However,they can become a pest themselves. Their droppings soil the walls and contaminate exposed food.They love to nest inside drawers and their eggs are often found in undergarments.