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2010-10-07 08:54:54

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have found that a species of lizard in the Mojave Desert lives in family groups and shows patterns of social behavior more commonly associated with mammals and birds.


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2005-06-22 14:41:53

The Desert Night Lizard is a night lizard native to southern California. Like all night lizards, the desert night lizard is viviparous, giving birth to live young.

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2005-06-15 13:05:13

The yellow-spotted tropical night lizard (Lepidophyma flavimaculatum) is a night lizard ranging from central Mexico to Panama. It includes two subspecies: Lepidophyma flavimaculatum flavimaculatum and Lepidophyma flavimaculatum obscurum. Yellow-spotted tropical night lizards are among the largest of the night lizards, reaching a length of 12.7 cm. They are nearly black in color, with a series of yellow spots running along their sides from the tips of their snouts to their rear flanks....

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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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