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Recent observations

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Wavy Chameleon Trioceros deremensis

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 11, 2008 07:51 PM EAT

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Oustalet's Giant Chameleon Furcifer oustaleti

Observer

antarduengo

Date

October 3, 2014

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Oustalet's Giant Chameleon Furcifer oustaleti

Observer

antarduengo

Date

October 6, 2014

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Kinyongia multituberculata Kinyongia multituberculata

Observer

herpguy

Date

March 20, 1997

Description

This male chameleon was observed at night in the West Usambara Mountains of northeastern Tanzania.

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Namaqua Chameleon Chamaeleo namaquensis

Observer

herpguy

Date

May 29, 1986

Description

This chameleon was observed crossing the road during the morning near Waterbank, western Namibia (50 km southwest of Usakos).

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Chamaeleo deremensis Trioceros deremensis

Observer

herpguy

Date

March 17, 1997

Description

This male chameleon was observed at night in the Amani Mountain Reserve in the East Usambara Mountains of northeastern Tanzania.

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Jackson's Chameleon Trioceros jacksonii

Observer

adfergus

Date

November 6, 2014 12:22 PM AST

Description

Cruising across the driveway in our hotel garden!

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Veiled Chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus

Date

November 5, 2014

Description

9:30 esta parado en una liana y poco a poca va cambiando de color.
esta en ese momento d un verde medio fuerte

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Flap-necked Chameleon Chamaeleo dilepis

Observer

herpguy

Date

April 2, 1992

Description

This chameleon was observed at night sleeping in a tree near the Zambezi River near the village of Katimo Mulilo in northeastern Namibia.

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Lance-nosed chameleon Calumma gallus

Observer

herpguy

Date

June 5, 1989

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

These adult dwarf chameleons were observed at night on thin branches high up in trees in a forested area near the town of Ranamafana (east) [NOT the nature reserve of the same name in the southeastern region of the country]. Males have long, multicolored nasal appendages.

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Boettger's chameleon Calumma boettgeri

Observer

herpguy

Date

January 19, 2001

Description

This chameleon was observed sleeping at night on low vegetation in the Amber Mountain National Park in northern Madagascar.

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Helmeted Chameleon Trioceros hoehnelii

Observer

dejong

Date

October 15, 2014

Description

Photograph by De Jong & Butynski

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Description from Wikipedia

Chameleons (family Chamaeleonidae) are a distinctive and highly specialized clade of lizards. The approximately 160 species of chameleon come in a range of colors, including pink, blue, red, orange, turquoise, yellow, and green. They are distinguished by their zygodactylous feet; their separately mobile, stereoscopic eyes; their very long, highly modified, rapidly extrudable tongues; their swaying gait; and crests or horns on their distinctively shaped heads. Some species can change color, and many have a prehensile tail....

No range data available.