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Scientific American: Goannas Dig the Deepest, Twistiest Burrows Of All

Scientific American recently featured the research of Sean Doody, adjunct professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Doody and his colleagues examine the complex, spiraling nest burrows produced by the yellow-spotted Australian monitor lizard, Varanus panoptes.

Science: An Emergency Hatch for Baby Lizards

Research by Sean Doody in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology was featured in Science. The research has found that unborn lizards can erupt from their eggs days early if vibrations hint at a threat from a hungry predator, new research shows. The premature hatchlings literally “hit the ground running—they hatch and launch into

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