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Strip-teasing gecko from Madagascar

It's long been known that lizards drop their tails to avoid being eaten by predators, but little was known about the Madagascar fish-scale gecko and its ability to shed its skin when under attack - until now. With me to talk about this strip-teasing gecko and the researchers amazing discovery is Ph.D student Mark Scherz.

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