Integr Comp Biol 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.
Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA92521, USA.
The ability to glide through an arboreal habitat has been acquired by several mammals, amphibians, snakes, lizards, and even invertebrates. Lizards of the genus Draco possess specialized morphological structures for gliding, including a patagium, throat lappets, and modified hindlimbs. Despite being among the most specialized reptilian gliders, it is currently unknown how Draco are able to maneuver effectively during flight. Read More