Climate change may make lizards smarter, if they don’t go extinct first

Mongabay: A new study in Biology Letters has found that warmer temperatures may make lizards smarter, even as past studies have linked a global decline in lizards to climate change. Looking at Australia's Eastern three-lined skink (Bassiana duperreyi), researchers found that warm temperatures during incubation not only resulted in larger individuals (a result confirmed in previous research) but perhaps more clever ones as well. To test the lizards' smarts, scientists incubated two sets of lizards: 9......

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