Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Bahamian Toast

After a couple of days out on the cays, I am happy to report that our experiment has survived the power of Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. On a number of cays, A. sagrei has bounced back to densities suggestive of viable populations. A great example is Cay #1, which had only two anoles last year, but now has double-digit lizards. One Pine has similarly recovered and currently supports thriving populations of both A. sagrei and Leiocephalus.   
Manuel paint-gun in hand, marking lizards as part of population density estimates at One Pine

To celebrate the continuation of our experiment, Jonathan gave a truly Bahamian toast by chugging a 2-liter bottle of Goombay Punch.
Jonathan celebrating the continuation of our experiment  

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