18 Jul '11, 7pm

Some more good species news: Looks like the blue iguana has staged a bit of a comeback!

Some more good species news: Looks like the blue iguana has staged a bit of a comeback!

Brainy lizards rival birds in intelligence (07/13/2011) Reptiles have long been thought to be dim-witted, but a new study in Biology Letters finds that the Puerto Rican anole, a type of lizard, can match birds in smarts. Using cognitive tests that have been previously used on birds, researchers with Duke University found that the lizards were capable of solving a problem they've never encountered before, remembering the solution in future trials, and even changing techniques when presented with new challenges. In fact, the tiny anoles solved the test with fewer tries than birds. Given reptiles' reputation of being slow-on-the uptake the head author, Manuel Leal, said the findings are 'completely unexpected'. Endangered Madagascar wildlife on sale in Thailand (06/19/2011) Conservation group TRAFFIC uncovered nearly 600 Madagascar reptiles and amphibians on sale in Thai mark...

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