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University of Chicago Press Journals

Computer Imaging of a Lizard Running

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Caption: These images were captured by Christofer Clemente and his team using high speed cameras and markers at key points in the bodies of monitor lizards. The research found that middle-sized lizards were the fastest. Larger lizards had to change the way they ran, which slows them down.

Credit: Christofer Clemente

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