"Dear Enemy" links
Fish (Betta splendens)
From the lab syllabus/instructions for BIO 27 Ethology - An Introduction
to Animal Behavior by Dr. Matt Draud at Long Island University.
Barry Sinervo at U.C. Santa Cruz
notes on animal territoriality & aggression
Robert Lynch, University of Colorado
and answer on territoriality, from the ABS education materials
on what ecological factors favor territoriality
Dr. Robert Huber, Bowling Green State University
by Martin Whiting, Witwatersrand SA. Also, his home
Tons and tons of useful, interesting info can be found at "Lizard
Land," by Barry Sinervo of U.C. Santa Cruz. Here are some highlights:
lecture material on lizards and territoriality.
real territory map: "Territory map: Orange and blue males actively
defend a territory. Yellow males tend to cluster around the territories
of orange males, probably because they are more successful in sneaking
copulations from the females on an orange male's territory compared to
sneaking copulations from blue males."
of lizard display behavior and mating behavior.
Communication (lecture notes)
play rock-paper-scissors in the game of life -- popular science account
of Sinervo's research.
Chris Evans at Macquarie University in Australia
Includes video of lizard pushups & other movements.
the fighting females" popular science account of Sarah Woodley's
research on aggression and territoriality in female spiny lizards on Mt.
Graham (from Arizona State University)
Morphing Tree Lizards"
Research on common tree lizards, Urosaurus ornatus,
by Michael Moore at Arizona State University
Ecology of Tucson AZ
Good lizard info from Brad Fiero of Pima County Community College in Tucson,
Displays, from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
Research: Michael C. Moore at ASU--lots of info and illustrations.
of social behavior of the green anole, Anolis
A good example of how to code behavior from Neil Greenberg, University
lab at Indiana University. Also her home
page. Martins works on the evolution of visual communication in lizards,
among other things. Terry Ord, a postdoc in her lab, has a good list of