Male brown anoles move further from their place of birth

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Jonathan Losos over at Anole Annals breaks down a new paper by the Calsbeek lab at Dartmouth. The topic of the paper is the dispersal of young away from their place of birth and the fitness consequence of that movement in brown anoles (LINK to pdf).

Check it out: http://www.anoleannals.org/2014/09/26/male-brown-anoles-disperse-farther-than-females/

Calsbeek, R., M.C. Duryea, E. Parker, and R.M. Cox. 2014. Sex-biased juvenile dispersal is adaptive but does not create genetic structure in island lizards. Behavioral Ecology doi:10.1093/beheco/aru102

 

 

 

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Sean Giery
I am an evolutionary ecologist in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut. My research investigates how basic ecological interactions control fundamental biological processes such as sexual selection, communication, and predation.

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