Author Archives: Em Sherratt

About Em Sherratt

Emma studies Macroevolution with modern and fossil species, quantitatively examining their morphology using X-Ray Computed Tomography and Geometric Morphometric tools.

Skeletal Anomolies – Curious Case of the Asymmetrical Sacrum

Back in September, we saw an Anolis carolinensis with a bizarre skeletal anomaly, the zig-zag tail. Several readers commented that this was quite a common trait, especially among captive lizards. I wanted to continue this theme with a curious Anolis … Continue reading

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Anolis – Now in 3D!

Jumping on the 3D bandwagon that has infested Hollywood, I wanted to introduce the Anole Annals community to the newest tool being employed to study Anole diversity and evolution, High Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography, or CT scanning for short. HRXCT … Continue reading

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