Category Archives: Anoles in Commerce

Fake Amber Lizards

The fossil record of anoles is disappointingly small. Other than very young (a few thousand years old) fossils found in caves, where owls and other predators may have left them, only four full-fledged fossils are known from the scientific literature. … Continue reading

Posted in Anoles in Commerce | 3 Comments

Anole Artistry

Ann Melton’s Galloping Snail Studio in Georgia features beautiful and accurate natural sculptures in ceramic, stoneware and pewter including an anole pin, figurine, letter opener, jar and vase.  She describes her artistic journey as beginning with “…clay at an early age and over … Continue reading

Posted in Anoles in Commerce | 2 Comments

Introduced Iguanas, Not Native Anoles, Dominate Dominican Gift Shop T-Shirts

We’ve previously discussed how difficult it is to find gifts featuring anoles (aside from some cafepress fare).  Even more depressing is the fact that introduced green iguanas (Iguana iguana) are regular features on gift shop fare in the Dominican Republic, … Continue reading

Posted in Anoles in Commerce | 2 Comments

A Non-Anole Grass-Bush Ecomorph?

I have long thought that the Asian lacertid lizard, Takydromus sexlineatus, is the best example of a non-anole species that corresponds to one of the anole ecomorphs. Extraordinarily long in tail, slender in body, light brown in color with a … Continue reading

Posted in Anoles in Commerce | Tagged | Leave a comment

Cambridge’s Greenest Eatery

  On Massachusetts Avenue, halfway between Harvard and Porter Squares in Cambridge, can be found  a restaurant, Cambridge Common, which serves a tasty burger and decent fries, and plenty of good beer. What makes this restaurant really stand out, however, … Continue reading

Posted in Anoles in Commerce | 6 Comments

25 Species of Anoles at the World’s Largest Reptile Show

The Hamm Reptile Show, operated by Terraristika Hamm, is said to be the largest reptile expo in the world. Several shows are held a year, the most recent 2½ weeks ago. One AA correspondent reports there were “plenty of captive … Continue reading

Posted in Anoles in Commerce | 2 Comments

Chamaeleolis (False Chameleon) Captive Care

Who knew that false chameleons, as they are called (technically, anoles in the clade—formerly genus—Chamaeleolis), are so common in the reptile captive husbandry world? In Cuba, these animals are a rare treat, one of the hardest anoles to find. Many … Continue reading

Posted in Anoles in Commerce | 1 Comment