Green anole lizard jumps off diving board

Published on:
Jan 22, 2013

A green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) jumps off a diving board but with an unfortunate result

This is part of the Ph.D. work of Casey Gilman at the Irschick lab at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. To learn more about this work, read Casey Gilman's paper: Total recoil: perch compliance alters jumping performance and kinematics in green anole lizards (Anolis carolinensis). Full-text available (PDF).