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        How Do Geckos Climb? - Clips | Wild Kratts

        Chris and Martin are on a mission to learn the secret behind the gecko's climbing ability. Learn about the gecko's toepad structure and how this enables a gecko to walk on surfaces as smooth as glass! Watch the accompanying clips to see a gecko's footpad up close and learn about its electrical charge.

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        Experiment with Suction | The Gecko Effect | Wild Kratts

        Chris and Martin are searching for the answer to the gecko effect. Chris believes that the answer to the mystery is the gecko's ability to use suction cups, like an octopus. The Kratt brothers decide to conduct an experiment and see if they are right!

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        The Secret to the Gecko's Climbing Power | The Gecko Effect | Wild Kratts

        The gang observes a gecko in its habitat and wonder how a gecko can climb anywhere with its special feet, even upside down! Avvia notices that the gecko has some strange features on its toepads, but they are so tiny that the team will have to miniaturize in order to see them. Join the team on the hunt for the gecko effect.

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        Gecko Power! | The Gecko Effect | Wild Kratts

        Zach and the Zach bots have captured the gang, and Chris and Martin must use the gecko effect in their Creature Power suits to save them. Learn how a single gecko can carry the weight of up to fifty more geckos on its back. Watch as the Kratt brothers pull the team to safety!

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        Gecko Toes | The Gecko Effect | Wild Kratts

        Learn about the tokay gecko, the crested gecko and the banana gecko with the help of the Kratt brothers. Discover how each species of gecko has its own unique toepad shape, and how this feature gives the gecko the amazing power to walk on walls. Learn how each toepad has thousands of tiny structures that each have an electrical charge that are attracted to the electrical charge occurring on any surface.

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