Lizard Behavior

Instructions:
Different sensory modalities such as visual, chemical (olfaction), and auditory help vertebrate animals perceive their environment and communicate. Many lizard species use headbobbing, pushups, gular extensions, and dewlap displays for communication.

write a 300 word minimum discussion to these questions regarding lizard behavior
1) What hypothesis or hypotheses would you propose about what the “message” of the headbob display is?

2) How would you test your hypothesis about what the behavior “means”?

3) Based on your research of lizard communication, what are various types of communication?

Lizard Behavior

Instructions:
Different sensory modalities such as visual, chemical (olfaction), and auditory help vertebrate animals perceive their environment and communicate. Many lizard species use headbobbing, pushups, gular extensions, and dewlap displays for communication.

write a 300 word minimum discussion to these questions regarding lizard behavior
1) What hypothesis or hypotheses would you propose about what the “message” of the headbob display is?

2) How would you test your hypothesis about what the behavior “means”?

3) Based on your research of lizard communication, what are various types of communication?