Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Lizards can stomach island living


Date: August 31, 2015

Source: Springer Science+Business Media

Summary: Life on an island isn't always easy. To make the most of the little there is to eat on many Greek islands, the digestive system of Balkan green lizards has evolved considerably compared to family members on the mainland. Surprisingly, many of these insect-eating lizards even have special valves that help to digest plants.

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