Ever-adaptable anoles might cope with a hotter world

The Washington Post covers a recent article on how Anolis lizards may be able to adapt to climate change (LINK).

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/a-tiny-lizard-adapts-to-become-faster-stronger-to-survive-in-a-warmer-climate/2014/09/16/28cb396e-3d19-11e4-b03f-de718edeb92f_story.html

Citation:

Logan, ML, RM Cox, and R. Calsbeek. 2014. Natural selection on thermal performance in a novel thermal environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 111: 14165-14169.

By | 2015-01-09T13:57:04-05:00 January 9th, 2015|Categories: Global change, herpetology, Lizards|0 Comments

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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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