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Wild Lizard Chase

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We also managed to get the first, untested "lizardcam" system to work in the wild. Developed by scientists at Oxford University, this miniature camera system mounted on the bigger desert species enabled us to get some live footage of monitors going about their daily business. It was truly a thrill to see how the footage beamed back to us from unwitting participants like this perentie excited our expert, Dr. Pianka. After 50 years of watching lizards, the "Lizard Man" was discovering something new. You know you've contributed to science when that happens.


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