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4 New Species Of Legless Lizards
2013-09-18 13:32:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some biologists may travel to the distant corners of the globe to discover new species, a team of University of California, Berkeley scientists has shown that you only need to travel to one of the Golden State’s vacant lots. A vacant lot in downtown Bakersfield was just one of several California locations when UC Berkeley scientists found four new species of legless lizards, according to their report in the journal Breviora, a...


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2007-04-18 14:40:03

The blunt-nosed leopard lizard, Gambelia silus, is a relatively large lizard belonging to the Iguanidae family. It has a long, regenerative tail, powerful hind limbs, and a short, blunt snout. Adult males are slightly larger than females, ranging in size from 3.4 to 4.7 inches in length, excluding the tail. Females are 3.4 to 4.4 inches long. Males weigh 1.3 to 1.5 ounces, females 0.8 to 1.2. Although blunt-nosed leopard lizards are darker than other leopard lizards, they exhibit...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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