LSA and RLP observed a migrant Yellow-throated Vireo eating a green anole
at 0900 hrs EDT at Key West, Monroe County, Florida on 13 April 1987.
feed on live insects and a variety of larger creatures feed on them, which may account for their preference for yards and patios, places they're less likely to share with other predators.
Green anoles are sometimes called chameleons because they can change color from green to brown and gray.
Try This: If green anoles live near you, watch for them at different times of the day and in different kinds of weather.
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.
the first time I saw a green anole, somebody was wearing it.
Green anoles, despite the predations of birds and housecats (and kids), are the most common lizards in Florida.
Male green anoles have a dewlap, a flap of pink skin under their necks, which they flare to attract females or establish territorial dominance.
The epidermis (outer skin layer) of the green anole is transparent.
When is the green anole most noticeable to predators?
Unlike chameleons, the color cells of the green anoles only respond to hormones, body chemicals that control body functions (see diagram, above).
Partial island submergence and speciation in an adaptive radiation: a multilocus analysis of the Cuban green anoles