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One Lizard Species Adapts Quickly To Climate Change
2012-11-27 12:04:38

The Puerto Rican lizard Anolis cristatellus has adapted to the colder winters of Miami, Florida, and may also be able to tolerate temperature variations caused by climate change.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.