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Why Does This Lizard Have Such Fabulous Colours?

Why Does This Lizard Have Such Fabulous Colours?

Despite having the underwhelming name the `common wall lizard', this lizard sports some amazing colours on its underside. Although its back is a boring brown colour, presumably to be less visible to predators, the males have some fabulous colours on their bellies, as well as UV-blue patches down their sides (sadly not visible to us).

March 1, 2014 — Felicity Muth

Why Do Rock Sparrows Decorate Their Nests?

When you read the word `communication', you probably think of language in some form, likely spoken or written. This is because, as humans, we're obsessed with communicating through language; it's likely that an hour doesn’t go by in your day when you don't communicate with someone by phone, email or text.

December 31, 2014 — Felicity Muth