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Anolis carolinensis (American Anole) is a species of Squamata in the family Dactyloidae. They are native to The Neotropics, The Nearctic, and United States. They are diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 50 mm. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on gliding and running to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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EOL has data for 33 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American Anole. View this species on GBIF