How Good Are Lizards At Detecting Motion?

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We all know that anoles have a keen sense of vision. But how much does an insect have to move to draw a lizard’s attention? And do species vary in their sensory abilities? Dave Steinberg of Duke University is in Puerto Rico, trying to find out.

About Jonathan Losos

Professor and Curator of Herpetology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. I've spent my entire professional career studying anoles and have discovered that the more I learn about anoles, the more I realize I don't know.

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