Colin Donihue

Colin Donihue

Cambridge MA

Harvard University Organismic and Evolutionary Biology



Published on Feb 26, 2015

So many lizard videos

I've spent much of the last two months pouring over videos of lizards running up and down sprint speed tracks, basking on rocks, or dashing under bushes. Luckily, occasionally I come upon one of th...

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Published on Nov 13, 2014

Analyzing lizard stomach contents from Greece

Well, it's been a few months now since we got back to New Haven and the whole team is pounding away at data analysis and writing. The data is looking great, and I'm hoping to have the first paper t...

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Published on Jun 18, 2014

So how'd you pick the islands?

See if you can find them in Google Maps, and get a closer look!

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Published on Jun 14, 2014

And they're off!

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Published on Apr 06, 2014

We made it!

Thank you so much everyone! We made it to my $5,000 stretch goal right on the dot! I can't tell you how much I appreciate all of your support! This has been an extremely exciting campaign, and talk...

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Published on Apr 05, 2014

Start writing...

Start writing...

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Published on Mar 30, 2014

The kayaks have arrived!

Oru Kayak donated two kayaks to my project to help with getting to these experimental islets! They're super light-weight - only 25 pounds, highly portable - they fold into their own over-the-should...

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Published on Mar 26, 2014

S t r e t c h !

First and foremost, thank you again for your support and generosity. With your help, we hit my $3,385 goal and fulfilled my $15,385 minimum budget to make this experiment happen! I am thrilled at t...

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Published on Mar 26, 2014

100% Funded!

We made it! Thank you everyone for your support, generosity and enthusiasm! We met the first goal with 11 days to spare! That means this summer's research is officially a go! Thank you so much! I c...

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Reply to:Denny LuanDenny Luan
Hey Denny, the photos were actually all taken with an iPhone up to the eyepiece of a dissecting scope (variable power - usually between 2x and 10x I think). I'm really excited about how well they came out!
Reply to:Sarah MacLeanSarah MacLean
Will do Sarah! Thanks for all of your support!!
Will do Sarah! Thanks for all of your support!!
Reply to:martin katzmartin katz
Haha, are you kidding - these lizards have me so well trained I'm cooking FOR them! I'll be sure to report back on how exactly they like their mealworms prepared. As for the wine, I'll be sure to give it thorough attention. Thanks for your support!