Posted by **Kelli** on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 3:38pm.

Researchers have found that a gecko's foot is covered with hundreds of thousands of small hairs (setae) that allow it to walk up walls and even across ceilings. A single foot pad, which has an area of , can attach to a wall or ceiling with a force of 11 .

How many 250- geckos could be suspended from the ceiling by a single foot pad?

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