The Gecko Effect

The Gecko Effect is the 33rd episode of season 1 of the Wild Kratts TV show.


There’s a mystery to be solved, as the Wild Kratts team wonders how a Gecko Lizard climbs up smooth surfaces and can even climb upside down.

Learning GoalsEdit

Find out how the gecko climbs upside down even on smooth surfaces.

Animals FeaturedEdit

  • Tokay Gecko
  • Moon Rat
  • Conehead Katydid

Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife MomentsEdit

  • The gecko's footpad in close up and in action climbing surfaces as smooth as glass.
  • Close-up of a gecko’s bizarrely shaped pupil, which enables the creature to see in full color even in low moonlight.