Bruce Jayne

anolis sagrei

Filename: as19-flat-45
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Polychrotidae
Species: Anolis sagrei (brown anole)
ANIMAL SIZE - Snout-vent length: 5.5 cm Mass: 5.0g
SPEED - of locomotion: 55 cm/sec
TEMPERATURE: 35 degrees C
Time between successive images of video clip: 0.004 sec

Comments: Right lateral and dorsal mirror (right hind limb painted) view of lizard running on flat surface inclined uphill at 45°.
Distance between vertical lines on the perch 5 cm.
Click here to view article by Spezzano & Jayne (2004) J. Exp. Biol. (full text) on the effects of perch diameter and incline for this species.

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