Alternating bucket-teeth pattern, leaves space for grass to escape without the waste. Also Perfect for hard, flat surfaces like gravel and concrete. One plastic grocery bags for free, to fit over scoop allows you to pick up messes without smearing. No smell and no mess around anymore. The jaws are controlled by two high tension springs for strong clamping control, opens easily with one hand but snaps shut securely and completely. Quick and easy waste collection in one simple motion. Made of premium grade, lightweight, non-stick plastic with a wide handle for a comfortable grip. At 24' inches tall, it's longer than many inferior competitive offerings.No more bending.