Anole Classics: Licht and Gorman (1970) on Anole Reproductive Cycles

All anoles lay only a single egg at a time, but that doesn’t mean that no variation exists among species in reproductive cycles. Still the most comprehensive study of this topic is Licht and Gorman’s (1970) comparison of nine populations of seven species throughout the Caribbean (downloadable as part of AA’s “Classics in Anole Literature” … Continue reading Anole Classics: Licht and Gorman (1970) on Anole Reproductive Cycles

Is An Anole Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?

Manuel Leal and Brian Powell have just published a paper in Biology Letters demonstrating that lizards are smart. Before getting to the details, though—here’s the important point: check out the videos! They’re pretty amazing (here, scroll down and click on the videos). Here’s the story: working with the Puerto Rican trunk-crown anole, A. evermanni, Leal … Continue reading Is An Anole Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?