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Another Anole That Sees With Its Eyes Closed

Anolis argenteolus is not the only (Cuban) species that has this “window” on the lower eyelid. Anolis lucius also has transparent scales, but if I recall there are 3 in this species. Interestingly, both of these species are to some … Continue reading

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An Anole That Sees With Its Eyes Closed

The last post makes me recall this weird situation while in Cuba in 2007.¬†Anolis argenteolus seems to have a “fake eye” right at its eyelid. This is mentioned in the species’ descriptions as 2 transparent palpebral scales “as windows”… Looking … Continue reading

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