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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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University published a study of the anole populations in Science, showing that, over the course of 15 years and 20 generations, the green anoles on multiple invaded islands first changed their behavior to live higher in the trees, then developed adaptations suited to life on small branches: bigger toe pads and more of the small flaps on the bottoms of their toes that allow them to stick to surfaces.
Anolis sagrei is the most abundant and widespread species of the Caribbean anoles (Schoener and Schoener, 1980; Losos et al.
The green anole lizard, Anolis carolinensis, is an ideal species to explore the molecular basis of climate-mediated local adaptation.
In his conclusion statements Francis Anoles thanked Sudan Workers Trade Unions Federation (SWTUF) and the former Chairman of the (TUFEA) and the Assistant of the President of the Republic, Prof Ibrahim Ghandour, for his support the annual conference of the (TUFEA).
Savage (2012): It is time for a new classification of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) Zootaxa 3477: 1-108
A comparative study found that female polymorphism in anoles is associated with perch use (Paemelaere 2010).
Many species of the small lizard anole also make Haiti their home.
They recorded that two budgies and a Cuban Anole lizard were being kept in unsuitable environments and that three hamsters were caged with other animals causing "unnecessary suffering".
And this year, the lizard population has boomed, with American anoles (chameleons), blue-tailed skinks, red-headed skinks, striped racers and gray fence lizards in abundance.