Remarkable Local Colour-variation in Lizards


THE following extract from a letter received some months since from Baron de Basterot, of Rome (a Fellow of the Geological Society of London), records an interesting case of local colour-variation, about which some of your correspondents may be able to give us further information:—

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WALLACE, A. Remarkable Local Colour-variation in Lizards. Nature 19, 4 (1878).

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