Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of lizards which belong to the family Iguanidæ. They take the place in the New World of the chameleons in the Old, and in America are often called chameleons.

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Examples

  • However, some general trends in Anolis evolution do seem to be observed (therefore not option 2).

    A Big-Picture Look At Darwinism

  • Chameleon or the Anolis, which is its scientific name, are brown and green.

    Pathfinder or, The Missing Tenderfoot

  • The Anolis is a great water drinker and will find the drops adhering to the leaves of the plants.

    Pathfinder or, The Missing Tenderfoot

  • Huey's lizard studies in the early 1970s included a species called Anolis gundlachi that lived in a forest at about 1,000 feet elevation near El Verde, Puerto Rico.

    YubaNet.com

  • Anolis carolinensis, green anole, by Al Denelsbeck — Not endangered or even threatened at this point, they nevertheless are getting crowded out in Florida by the introduced and more aggressive brown anole.

    Photography contest: Finalists, General Category - The Panda's Thumb

  • Anolis carolinensis, green anole, by Al Denelsbeck — Not endangered or even threatened at this point, they nevertheless are getting crowded out in Florida by the introduced and more aggressive brown anole.

    Photography contest: Finalists, General Category - The Panda's Thumb

  • The region's most diverse reptile families are the Colubridae, the world's largest snake family, with 122 species present (16 endemic); there are also more than 40 species of the lizard genus Anolis in the hotspot (family Polychrotidae), three-quarters of which are endemic.

    Biological diversity in Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena

  • Anolis sagrei, soon became longer-legged, so as to better flee after drawing predatory attention during mating displays.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Three species of lizards, including the endemic Anolis oculatus, exist in the park.

    Morne Trois Pitons, Dominica

  • Saba, the smallest island in this ecoregion, is home to only one amphibian species (Eleutherodactylus johnstonei) and only one endemic lizard (Anolis sabanus).

    Guadeloupe

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