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Fact of the Day: Unusual Eye Washing

Fact of the Day: Unusual Eye Washing

Did you know that the Tokay Gecko uses its tongue to clean its eyes?

 

 

If you think tongue is simply for tasting food, Tokay geckos will tell you otherwise. Because they do not have eyelids, they lick their eyes to remove debris that gets into them. Lacking the eyelid, Tokay geckos have to lick their eyes from time to time to keep them moist and maintain clear vision.

 

 

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