Scientific American video about my research on lizard camouflage

Scientific American have produced a great video about my PhD research on lizard camouflage in Greece. I found that lizards are able to pick certain rock backgrounds to sit on that make them most camouflaged to a predatory bird’s eye. Intriguingly, this means that somehow they know the colour of their own backs and how well it will match a given rock – a puzzle I haven’t quite worked out yet. You can watch the video here.

 

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