Anoles Smarter Than Chimpanzees, According To Canadian Television Show

Well, more precisely, anoles are more smarter than you might think than chimps are smarter than you might think, according to the Daily Planet TV that airs on the Canadian Discovery Channel. Yesterday’s episode includeded a segment “Ten Animals that Are Smarter Than You Think” that featured the cognitive abilities of Puerto Rican green anoles (A. evermanni) based on the work of (and showing a video made by) Manuel Leal.

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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