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, small- to medium-sized lizard of the family Chamaeleonidae. More than 150 species are found in sub-Saharan Africa, with a few in S Europe and S Asia. The so-called common chameleon, Chamaeleo chamaeleon, is found around the Mediterranean.
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anole

[ə′nō·lē]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any arboreal lizard of the genus Anolis, characterized by flattened adhesive digits and a prehensile outer toe.
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The green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) - a native of the Southeastern United States - is the first non-bird species of reptile to have its genome sequenced and assembled.
Green anoles are found in all the Southeastern states, although in some areas they've been displaced by the smaller and more aggressive Cuban anoles.
But he also noticed that when two male green anoles are caged together, they fight for dominance.
Try This: If green anoles live near you, watch for them at different times of the day and in different kinds of weather.
The purpose of this study was to examine the spatial niche or structural habitat of three common species of anoles (Anolis grahami, A.
The battery-powered motors could precisely imitate the typical four-legged pushups and head-bobbing displays performed by anoles.
The Houston County brown anoles significantly extend the Georgia range of the species ca.
For example, in studying five Anolis species at three lowl and localities on Jamaica, Schoener & Schoener (1971) found that anoles have partitioned their spatial niches to reduce spatial overlap and avoid potential intraspecific and interspecific competition.
Francis Anoles said that the Trade Unions Federation of Eastern Africa (TUFEA) is standing alongside President Al-Bashir as it has stood before with Kenyan Presidents who were targeted by the ICC.
Many species of the small lizard anole also make Haiti their home.
At last year's court case District Judge Richard Clancy was told how inspectors found rare reptiles, including bearded dragons and Cuban Anoles, living in unsuitable environments hamsters that had been allowed to bite each other and become infected and snakes left without UV lights.