Dana Kobilinsky

Birds, insects hitch a ride in hurricanes

Researchers often think about wildlife moving to other areas. Sometimes, biologists do it themselves, carrying out translocations to benefit populations. Other times, species follow optimal habitat as climate and human development change ecosystems. Sometimes, migrating

Joshua Rapp Learn

Hurricanes can shape lizard evolution

The winds of change blow strongly on the toepads of lizards most frequently caught in the paths of hurricanes. A new study on nearly 200 anole species across the Caribbean and South America shows that

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Which lizards can weather storms?

Long, strong back legs don’t help lizards survive storms such as Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, according to new research. For the first time, researchers looked at how physical characteristics of lizards in Turks and