Sunday, 17 December 2017
News with tag Lizards  RSS
Lizards of Oz take toll on turtle eggs

Added: 14.12.2017 20:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

Goannas have overtaken foxes as the number one predator of the endangered loggerhead turtle at its second largest Queensland nesting beach. A new study has found that since feral red foxes were controlled in the 1980s, there has been an increase in the number goanna raids on loggerhead turtle nests at Wreck Rock beach, south of Agnes Waters.

Tags: Lizards, Goa
From: feeds.sciencedaily.com

Lizards re-evolved eggs after thousands of years of live births

Added: 14.12.2017 1:05 | 4 views | 0 comments

It’s an evolutionary U-turn: a group of egg-laying lizards evolved from live-bearing ancestors, which are in turn descended from even older egg-layers

Tags: Lizards, USA
From: https:

Girls will be boys: Sex reversal in dragon lizards

Added: 13.12.2017 2:14 | 6 views | 0 comments

One of Australia's iconic lizard species is hiding a secret -- female central bearded dragon embryos temporarily grow the lizard equivalent of a penis during development. Researchers made the discovery while investigating what happens to the body and genitalia of male dragons that reverse their sex at high temperature treatment.

From: https:

Girls will be boys: Sex reversal in dragon lizards

Added: 13.12.2017 2:14 | 5 views | 0 comments

One of Australia's iconic lizard species is hiding a secret -- female central bearded dragon embryos temporarily grow the lizard equivalent of a penis during development. Researchers made the discovery while investigating what happens to the body and genitalia of male dragons that reverse their sex at high temperature treatment.

From: https:

advertising
Liberty.edu

Copyright © 2008-2017 USweekly  - all rights reserved