Green Anole Lizard (Anolis carolinensis) (image) Arizona State University Caption The green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis), when caught by a predator, can lose its tail and then grow it back. Researchers have discovered the genetic 'recipe' as to how this happens. Credit Joel Robertson Usage Restrictions with photo credit, and only with ASU story Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.