Cold-Blooded Cannibals: Extreme Adaptations to Island Life
WINNER of the 2011 NESCent Evolution Film Festival
Small island environments can be unforgiving, and their inhabitants have evolved extraordinary adaptations to survive the harsh conditions of island life.
Mediterranean island lizards have evolved the ability to drink nectar, and eat flowers and fruits. This adaptation not only allows them to survive in harsh island environments, but their interactions with plants have forever changed these island ecosystems. However, this isn’t the only dietary adaptation of island lizards…
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