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anole:

see chameleonchameleon
, 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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Researchers, including Paul Hohenlohe of the University of Idaho, Moscow, have discovered that the green anoles sharing their islands with invaders evolve to be better suited to life higher in the islands' trees--and fast.
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Functional genomics studies are needed to better understand the potential role and importance of these and other physiological processes to temperature-mediated local adaptation within the green anole.
In Anole, AMISOM's Kenyan contingent killed more than 30 al-Shabb fighters and destroyed three of the group's technical vehicles and one SUV loaded with ammunition, according to the Kenyan army.
2002): The Brown Anole (Anolis sagrei Dumeril and Bibron 1837).
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The researchers used high-speed videography to dissect the motion of two common lizards - the flat-tailed house gecko and green anole - as they fall, starting upside down.
Rabbits needed medical treatment, dozens of infected guinea pigs and hamsters were cooped up in cramped, filthy cages and 88 tropical fish, two budgies and a Cuban anole lizard were all kept in unsuitable environments.
His anxieties range from worrying about his pet anole to the relentless pestering of the new girl to trepidations about the national science competition his class is entering - what project can he come up with impress and amaze the judges?
And for reptiles," says Warren, "there's the turtle genome we're sequencing now, and the green anole lizard was recently sequenced.
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