Training doesn't always go as planned.
Approximation 1 - Take cricket from tweezers (or fingers!) in front of face.
Approximation 1 in action.
Approximation 2 - take one step to tweezers until each leg/arm(?) moved one time each
Approximation 3 - Follow tweezers one length of cage.
Approximation 4 - Follow tweezers two lengths of cage.
Approximation 5 - Follow tweezers regardless where on cage.
Approximation 6 - Follow tweezers on perch.
Approximation 7 - Jump onto perch/hand to follow tweezers.
Approximation 8 - Stay on perch/hand for 5 sec
Approximation 9 - 10 sec
Approximation 10 - 15 sec
Approximation 11 - 20 sec
Approximation 12 - until five minutes.
Approximation 13 - Stay on perch while it moves.
Gecko is now trained to be held!
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