Recently my work on urban lizard locomotor performance was published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. This manuscript is part of a special issue on urban evolution, “The Evolution of City Life”, which will be coming out in paper form any day now. Looking for the videos? JUMP straight to them at the bottom … Continue reading
Tagged with anolis cristatellus …
In case you missed it, my paper on phenotypic shifts in urban populations of Anolis cristatellus is the cover story for this month’s edition of the journal Evolution (May 2016). The issue is online here if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet. I discussed briefly the findings in a previous post on this site, … Continue reading
Urban Adaptation – MS in Evolution out now!
I’m a little late on announcing this since I have been in the field in Puerto Rico for the past week, but I’m extremely excited to announce that our manuscript on urban adaptation in Anolis cristatellus is now online as accepted in the journal Evolution! This paper is the culmination of the first 3 years … Continue reading
Tails of the City (out now in J. Herp.)
Following up on my previous post about our work on caudal autotomy, I’m happy to share that our paper from undergraduate Kirsten Tyler’s senior honor’s thesis is out now (online) in Journal of Herpetology Kirsten analyzed the hundreds of X-rays I’ve taken of urban and natural anoles across Puerto Rico and found consistently higher frequency of … Continue reading