An Emergency Hatch for Baby Lizards

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Karen Warkentin, College of Arts & Sciences

Talk about hatching an escape plan…

Expert quote:

“This is not just happening in delicate skinks—I’m thinking that environmentally cued hatching is very widespread, in many groups. But exactly how embryos make the decision to stay put or bail out is something we’re still trying to understand.”

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