Gordon Burghardt Talks to Reporters about Geckos in Space

UT herpetologist Gordon Burghardt talked to New Scientist for a story about geckos onboard the uncrewed Bion-M1 satellite that were seen playing with a plastic collar via surveillance video. The story has appeared in several media outlets, including the Huffington Post, Wired, Business Insider and International Business Times. The geckos’ behaviors are being observed along with some mice, gerbils, snails and fish.