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Anolis carolinensis (American Anole) is a species of Squamata in the family Dactyloidae. It is native to United States. It is an ambush predator. Individuals can grow to 11.16 g. American Anole has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and dioecious. American Anole relies on gliding to move around.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/ambush
  • Definition: organisms that capture or trap prey by stealth or by strategy (typically not conscious strategy), rather than by speed or by strength.
  • Comment: synonym: sit-and-wait predator
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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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American Anole. View this species on GBIF