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Teaching With Anoles, Part 2 (Fifth Grade Edition)

A few days ago, I posted a description of an anole-based project I assign in my college Evolution course, but of course, anoles are fascinating to students of all ages! In this post, I’ll describe materials I developed this summer … Continue reading

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Teaching With Anoles, Part 1

As the summer is ending and a new semester is beginning, your thoughts may have returned to teaching. I try to use a diversity of taxonomic groups in my lectures and labs, but of course, I find anoles to be … Continue reading

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Sex requires more than just testosterone…

There are few topics more exciting than anole reproduction, but there’s still much we have to learn about the neuroendocrine mechanisms that allow these creatures to do the deed.  We know that sex steroid hormones facilitate reproductive behaviors across a … Continue reading

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