Monthly Archives: June 2013

Habitat use of bluetongue lizards in tropical climates

Blue tongue lizard credit: Travis Child

  In tropical climates, bluetongue lizards seek oases of cool in order to avoid overheating finds research published in Animal Biotelemetry this week. Unlike their cool-climate cousins, whose behavioral thermoregulation is determined by seeking heat, the diurnal bluetongue lizards of northwestern Australia can only survive where they can use shady refuges of dense vegetation to… Read more »