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Molecular atlases of turtle and lizard brains shed light on the evolution of the human brain - Phys.Org

By comparing the cortex of today's reptiles to the old and new cortices of today's mammals (such as hippocampus and neocortex, respectively), we can search for similarities, potential ancestral traits, and differences – resulting from their independent ...

Avengers: Infinity War's superheroes, explained by an evolutionary biologist - Vox

Shane Campbell-Staton was deep into his grad school dissertation on the evolution of the green anole lizard when he started having intense dreams about the scientific origins of various superheroes. “I was reading comic books and at night and then ...

Lizard Orchid

San Francisco - United States

Information from Wikipedia on this tall orchid, Himantoglossum hircinum.

Sceloporus woodi (Florida Scrub Lizard, Scrub Pine Lizard)
United States

Narrative, including geographic range, physical characteristics, natural history, economic importance, and list of references.

United States

Information from Wikipedia on this large group of reptiles with 5000 species around the world.

United States

The Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum) and some of the other lizards researched by Dr. Bryan Grieg Fry.

Lizard Chasers
United States

Offering research, education, and volunteer opportunities for those interested in ecology of reptiles and amphibians.

Texas Horned Lizard
United States

Research project by Brad Meverden on Phrynosoma cornutum, including its habitat and geography, defense, nutrition, reproduction, interactions with other species and classification.

Wikipedia - Monitor lizard
United States

Evolutionary overview and classification of the family Varanidae (Monitor lizards).


Detailed information on Delma impar of Australia.

Lizard Buzzard: Kaupifalco monogrammicus
United Kingdom

Information and photograph.

United States

Devoted to discovering why the Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum) has declined in numbers so dramatically in recent years, and what can be done to reverse the process.

Shingleback Lizard: Trachydosaurus rugosus
United States

Dr. Ellen K. Rudolph provides photographs and information on this species.