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Image of the Day: Drowsy Dragon

A central bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) takes a nap. Researchers have discovered the reptiles' sleep patterns resemble those of mammals and birds.

The Scientist Staff

MPI F. BRAIN RESEARCH, S. JUNEK

(See “Who Sleeps?The Scientist, March 2016; M. Shein-Idelson et al., “Slow waves, sharp waves, ripples, and REM in sleeping dragons,” Scientific Reports, 2016.)

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