In this MARTHA SPEAKS interactive story, learn how animal abilities have inspired inventions over the years. Birds inspired people to invent the first airplanes. A lizards sticky feet led to the invention of special glue for bandages. Chameleons helped give us the idea for camouflage clothing. When used as a part of Martha’s True Stories Buddies Program, buddy pairs engage with the interactive story, then talk and write about a new Animal Inspiration Invention. To familiarize yourself with the program, begin by reading the Martha's True Stories Buddies Program: Overview.