20 Jul '11, 7pm

The world's most blue lizard? ~ #Eco #wildlife #photography #reptiles #biodiversity

The world's most blue lizard? ~ #Eco #wildlife #photography #reptiles #biodiversity

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'. World's only blue lizard heads toward extinction (03/07/2007) High above the forest floor on the remote Colombian island of Gorgona lives a lizard with brilliant blue ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0720-blue_anole-pod.html

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Have you seen a blue iguana? They're back from ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 21 Jul '11, 8pm

Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society A male adult blue iguana on Grand Cayman Island. What do golden lion tama...

Animal picture of the day: humpback whale breaching ~ #Eco #Whales #Oceans #Wildlife #Photography

Animal picture of the day: humpback whale breac...

news.mongabay.com 12 Jul '11, 7pm

CITATION: Jeremy Hance mongabay.com (July 12, 2011). Animal picture of the day: humpback whale breaching. http://news.mong...

Monitor lizard crawls into Malaysian house and ...

straitstimes.com 21 Jul '11, 8am

HEARING a scraping sound while putting up the curtains in the living room, a Malaysian housewife was stunned to see that a...

Conservationists Save Rare Blue Iguana From Extinction

Conservationists Save Rare Blue Iguana From Ext...

treehugger.com 19 Jul '11, 3am

Ten short years ago, Grand Cayman blue iguanas were on the brink of extinction. Human factors, like habitat encroachment a...

Green: A Comeback for Blue Iguanas

green.blogs.nytimes.com 21 Jul '11, 8pm

Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society A male adult blue iguana on Grand Cayman Island. What do golden lion tama...

Animal picture of the day: radio collaring a slow loris via @mongabay

Animal picture of the day: radio collaring a sl...

news.mongabay.com 17 Jul '11, 10pm

Saroto Bin Payar, field staff at DGFC who caught Krik the slow loris, and Danica Stark, primatologist at DGFC. The Bornean...

Animal testing for household products is 'unacc...

care2.com 20 Jul '11, 6pm

Tuesday July 19, 2011, 1:32 pm I welcome the day when household products CANNOT be tested on animals here in England, but ...

Animal photo: The brilliant Red-eyed Tree Frog ~ #Eco #animals #frogs #rainforests #photography #biodiversity

Animal photo: The brilliant Red-eyed Tree Frog ...

news.mongabay.com 16 Jul '11, 2am

CITATION: mongabay.com (July 16, 2011). Animal photo of the day: the brilliant Red-eyed Tree Frog. http://news.mongabay.co...

Kind of Blue

eatingasia.typepad.com 19 Jul '11, 5am

In Kelantan rice is all the time everywhere , in every imaginable form: pressed into squares, formed into logs and stuffed...

The bright blue spots on this #SpeciesOfTheDay ...

worldwildlife.org 26 Jul '11, 3pm

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. About Species of the Day...

Kittens of this species are born spotted, with ...

worldwildlife.org 24 Jul '11, 7pm

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. About Species of the Day...

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 blu...

news.mongabay.com 18 Jul '11, 7pm

Brainy lizards rival birds in intelligence (07/13/2011) Reptiles have long been thought to be dim-witted, but a new study ...

Oldest pregnant lizard fossil discovered

Oldest pregnant lizard fossil discovered

mnn.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

The newly discovered lizard lived by the water but also spent time on the land, which would've made it tough to get around...