Up for a fight or doing a runner, for a lizard it could be in their genes

Hot off the press: our new paper just out in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology reports on a link between relatedness in Eastern Water Dragons and their anti-predator behaviour–whether or not they decide to fight or flee from a predator. We  found that larger hatchling lizards were more likely to flee while smaller ones were . . . → Read More: Up for a fight or doing a runner, for a lizard it could be in their genes

Lizard Lab book club: Review of ‘How to make a zombie’

Review by James Baxter-Gilbert

How to Make a Zombie: The Real Life (and Death) Science of Reanimation and Mind Control by Frank Swain. 2013. 256 pp. Oneworld Publications. ISBN 978-1-85168-944-6. If the concept of population dynamics has taught us anything it is that whenever a population expands far beyond an ecosystem’s ability to sustain . . . → Read More: Lizard Lab book club: Review of ‘How to make a zombie’