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- New blog post! Revealing the Diversity in “The Highest Kingdom of Anolis” : Rafael Moreno : wp.me/p2379Y-9tb #scicomm 5 days ago
- New blog post! Dewlap Displays Supersede Headbobs, Yet Again : Terry Ord : wp.me/p2379Y-9sV #scicomm 2 weeks ago
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Anoles: They’re Just Like Us!
They wake up, but hit the snooze button before they really get moving. They poop, grab something to eat, and then check out the neighborhood. They take wrong turns, and have to turn around when they reach a dead end. Young … Continue reading
Find the Anole: Phenacosaurus Edition
Here is a shot recently taken during our first “Day in the Life of a Phenacosaur” video recording. We tracked this subadult male from 6 am to 6 pm!
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When an anolologist goes mouse trapping…
from Michele Johnson: Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to join one of my colleagues, mammalogist David Ribble, in the data collection for a vertebrate biodiversity survey he’s working on at Bamberger Ranch in Johnson City, Texas. (Incidentally, David … Continue reading
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More Cuddling Anoles
Last summer in Mindo, Ecuador, we found several pairs of Anolis gemmosus sleeping in very close proximity to each other, but not overlapping like Kat observed with Anolis etheridgei (earlier post). The pairs were always facing the same direction and the pairs … Continue reading
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Thanksgiving in South Carolina – Complete with Anoles!
My parents have Anolis carolinensis living in their mums. This picture was taken in the spring, but they’re still in her potted plants in November, just cold and hunkered down.
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