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By Marlene Cimons Brown anoles are one of the most successful species on the planet. These resilient creatures have settled throughout a large portion of the Western Hemisphere, even landing in such distant places as Hawaii and Singapore by hitching rides across the Pacific in shipments of ornamental plants. In the southeastern United States, they…

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Roses are red, violets are blue … and these lizards’ blood is green. It’s not a trick of the imagination or a penchant for food coloring—Prasinohaema skinks living on the island of New Guinea actually have green blood, bones, and tissue—and one scientist is trying to figure out why. Louisiana State University biologist and National Geographic explorer…

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Roses are red, violets are blue … and these lizards’ blood is green. It’s not a trick of the imagination or a penchant for food coloring—Prasinohaema skinks living on the island of New Guinea actually have green blood, bones, and tissue—and one scientist is trying to figure out why. Louisiana State University biologist and National Geographic explorer…

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Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or pick your favorite segments and listen now below! Episode: 1305 – Air Date:…

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