anole

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anole:

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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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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.
Chances are, that swift, scurrying little reptile you just saw is Florida's ubiquitous green anole.
But he also noticed that when two male green anoles are caged together, they fight for dominance.
When is the green anole most noticeable to predators?