Tag: green anole

January 27, 2022

Densely packed invasive anoles outcompete natives

Invasive brown anoles might outcompete their native cousins in the southeastern U.S. merely by living more densely. Brown anoles (Anolis sagrei) inadvertently came to Florida in the 1800s by tagging...

August 29, 2017

Southeastern lizards adapt quickly to extreme weather

In one of the fastest, most well-documented instances of adaptation, lizards in the southeastern United States developed a tolerance to lower temperatures in response to a recent severe winter. “Extreme...