Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 55 - Ecology of Individuals and Populations - Figure 55.3 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

Yes, since lizards in open habitats are more likely to have the metabolic activity to be able to move quickly to hide or escape. Those in shaded forest might be cooler, less active, and more likely to rely on camouflage.

Work Step by Step

Use the information in the caption for Fig. 55.3 to see the difference between lizards in the two places: body temperature and, thus, ability to be active.
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