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Investigating dry forest reptiles using unconventional methods

Unusual methods of tracking and identifying reptiles are being used in North West Madagascar. ‘Invisible’ UV nail polish and fluorescent powder are making it possible to study chameleons and snakes without making them more conspicuous to predators.

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The role of skin colour in Madagascan herpetofauna

A study into the ecological significance of skin colour among groups of lizards in northwestern Madagascar has focused on the roles of matching backgrounds (camouflage) and communication within populations

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