does fear filter lizards from urban areas in los angeles?

Research Project | 2017

Does Fear Filter Lizards from Urban Areas in Los Angeles?

Awardee: Bree Putman, Ph.D. 

Department: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Funding Source: Stunt Ranch Research Grant

Some species do well in urban environments while others do not. I am examining whether fear responses (behavioral and physiological) contribute to the differential success of two lizard species in urban areas in Southern California.