Tag: tolerance

April 2, 2020

Urban lizards tolerate more heat

When Kristin Winchell was sampling Puerto Rican crested anoles(Anolis cristatellus), she began noticing lizards’ body temperatures were elevated amid the heat-trapping concrete and asphalt of urban areas. “But we didn’t really...

December 3, 2015

Large, Urban Birds Most Tolerant of People

With humans increasingly encroaching on wildlife habitat, it makes sense that some animals would be disturbed by their presence. However, over time, many species are growing accustomed to these encounters...