Category Archives: Anoles and Anolologists in the News

The Anole Genome Is Coming! The Anole Genome Is Coming!

More than six years in the making, costing untold millions, the fully sequenced genome of A. carolinensis is coming soon to a journal near you. After many promised delivery dates have come and gone, a blockbuster draft manuscript has finally … Continue reading

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Tom Schoener Wins Henry Fitch Award

From the pages of Copeia: The Henry S. Fitch Award for Excellence in Herpetology is given annually to an individual for long-term excellence in the study of amphibian and or reptile biology. In addition to consideration of the research portfolio, … Continue reading

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Anole Documentary Short

Who’s your neighbor? Check out this short documentary by biologist Neil Losin about Anolis research in Miami. It’s cool research and contains some great video and still footage of anoles! After the video, explore the rest of Losin and Nathan … Continue reading

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Interview with the Lizard Whisperer

We all remember five years ago when ten-year-old Lily Capehart took the nation by storm, appearing on the David Letterman And Ellen DeGeneres shows, where she hypnotized anoles and dressed them up in little costumes (see her website here). But … Continue reading

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Memorial Wall for Fallen Heroes of Natural History

Over at strange behaviors, Richard Conniff has posted an interesting memorial list: The Wall of the Dead The list sets out to honor naturalists who have lost their lives in the field or during other natural history pursuits.  A lot … Continue reading

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Google Announces New Initiative to Track Study of Anoles

Well, more or less.  The New York Times, and many other newspapers, reported today (link 1) on a new project involving Google’s database of 5.2 million digitized books.  From this massive compendium of 500 billion words, it is possible to … Continue reading

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Insurgent Anoles?

The editors of Anole Annals were saddened to learn that an Islamist insurgent group in Somalia has taken the name of our favorite lizard.  According to Voice of America News, the Anole fighters and their ally, the Ras Kamboni Brigade, are … Continue reading

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