Tag: tails

March 17, 2022

Watch: For some lizards, escape is a matter of detachment

For some lizards, getting out of harm’s way is as easy as detaching their tails. But that comes at a cost. Tails do come in handy, after all. How do...

September 3, 2021

Watch: Geckos can climb, hang, and even glide

Using both live lizards and robot ones, researchers have found that geckos can glide, and their tail is important for the movement. In a study published in Communications Biology, researchers...