Author Archives: Julián Velasco

Why most Caribbean Anolis species are endemic to a single island?

One of the most interesting patterns in the insular anole radiation is the observation that the majority of species are single-island endemics (150 of out 166 species). This observation in the Caribbean anole lizards has been known from a while … Continue reading

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More on mainland anole predation

In the Western Andes of Colombia one of the most common bird species is the Black-billed Thrush (Turdus ignobilis, known as Mirla). In the picture, a Mirla is eating an anole and although it is hard to see what anole species … Continue reading

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