Population Interactions

Risk and Reward: Lizards Demonstrate Role of Natural Selection in Shaping Behavior

May 31, 2018
Tiny lizards in the Bahamas are providing scientists with new insights into evolution in isolated environments. In a new paper in the journal Science, biologists analyzed the risk-taking actions of the brown anole (Anolis sagrei) to better understand how animal behavior is influenced by natural selection.

Louie H. Yang

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Entomology and Nematology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Center for Population Biology
Research Interests: Overview | What are the consequences of shifts in the relative timing of species interactions in the milkweed-arthropod community? | How do pulsed subsidies of seaweed affect island communities?
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