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Lizards Looking for the Way Home (Spanish)

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Anole lizards are highly territorial and typically stick close to their home tree. So, what happens when a team of researchers carries them far away into the forest? Will they find their way back? Dr. Manuel Leal and colleagues designed an experiment to find out. They displaced the lizards from their home territories and then tracked their movements using radio transmitters. Most of the lizards were able to orient themselves and head in the right direction, with some making a beeline back to their original tree in less than 24 hours.

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