Another Anole Sticking Its Tongue Out While Displaying

Anolis cupreus. Photo courtesy Mayra Oyervides.

Anolis cupreus. Photo courtesy Mayra Oyervides.

A while back we had a post featuring a photo of Anolis limifrons in full battle mode, tongues sticking out. Check out the comments on that post for discussion of the prevalence of this behavior. One commenter said that he’d seen it in A. cupreus, and now here’s visual proof.

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.

One thought on “Another Anole Sticking Its Tongue Out While Displaying

  1. Anolis aquaticus sticks out its tongue as well during some displays. The male is a hybrid with parents from near Dominical and San Vito in Costa Rica.

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