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This Costa Rican Lizard Can Mimic a Deep Sea Diver

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How does the Costa Rican river anole manage to stay underwater for a good length of time? At first, lizard biologists thought it was holding its breath - but they were in for a shock.

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Few creatures have revealed as many biological secrets about the workings of life on Earth as the backyard lizard known as the anole. Join biologists Neil Losin and Nate Dappen on their yearlong examination of this humble but fascinating creature and its remarkable powers of adaptation. It's a whirlwind journey that takes us from Caribbean rainforests to high-tech labs to the city of Miami, leading to incredible discoveries about the laws of the lizard.

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