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Skin-Ditching Gecko Leaves Body Armor Behind When Threatened

10:01 EDT 4 Aug 2017 | R&D Magazine

When trouble looms, the fish-scale geckos of Madagascar resort to what might seem like an extreme form of self-defense -- tearing out of their own skin.
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