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Bynoe's gecko

Gwenn Seemel
Self-replicating (Bynoe’s gecko)
2012
acrylic on panel
10 x 10 inches

...while other girls are so good at it that they don’t need any help from boys.

As with a number of lizard species, the female Bynoe’s gecko can produce an unfertilized clutch of eggs which will result in young who are genetically identical to her.

To learn more about the making of this painting, watch this vlog.