Journal article

Color Change for Thermoregulation versus Camouflage in Free-Ranging Lizards

Kathleen R Smith, Viviana Cadena, John A Endler, Michael R Kearney, Warren P Porter, Devi Stuart-Fox

The American Naturalist | UNIV CHICAGO PRESS | Published : 2016


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank M. Rubanow, G. Troup, and M. Velik-Lord for field assistance; A. Dickerson for assistance with laboratory experiments; and A. Moussalli for critical comments. A. M. Allen and A. Y. Fong kindly provided the ventilator. This work was supported by the Australian Research Council (DP120100105) to D.S.-F., J.A.E., and W.P.P. Author contributions: D.S.-F., J.A.E., and W.P.P. conceived and funded the project. K.R.S. collected and analyzed the field data and cowrote the manuscript. D.S.-F. wrote the manuscript and analyzed the laboratory data. V.C. contributed to study design and field data collection and performed the laboratory experiments and surgical procedures. J.A.E. contributed to data analysis, interpretation, and writing. M.R.K. and W.P.P. contributed to project conception and data interpretation. All authors edited the manuscript.