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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Perinet Chameleon Calumma gastrotaenia

Observer

devinedmonds

Date

March 20, 2013 02:18 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Kilimanjaro two-horned chamaeleon Kinyongia tavetana

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 16, 2009 11:29 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Kilimanjaro two-horned chamaeleon Kinyongia tavetana

Observer

martingrimm

Date

October 16, 2009 11:35 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Montane side-striped chameleon Trioceros ellioti

Observer

martingrimm

Date

July 22, 2006 11:33 AM CEST

Place

Bukoba (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flap-necked Chameleon Chamaeleo dilepis

Observer

martingrimm

Date

April 13, 2005 01:43 PM CEST

Place

Morogoro (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Montane side-striped chameleon Trioceros ellioti

Observer

martingrimm

Date

April 30, 2006 03:13 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

brandonp

Date

May 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Montane side-striped chameleon Trioceros ellioti

Observer

asemerdj

Date

June 27, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Veiled Chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus

Observer

dominic

Date

August 4, 2014

Description

The same reptile house where the turtles and frog was.

Photos / Sounds

What

Uluguru two-horned chamaeleon Kinyongia uluguruensis

Observer

mikefisher

Date

July 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Rare group of Kinyongia uluguruensis in a private collection. These animals were part of a breeding group imported to the USA from Tanzania in June 2014. The males have serrated rostral blades that can be quite variable in length and orientation. Some individuals have them parallel, while others diverge like the male in the photo. Females lack rostral blades entirely, but both have pronounced dorsal spikes and a distinctive white stripe down each flank. Both sexes feature a dark tan saddle along the dorsal crest that is more prominent on the females against their green background coloration.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Veiled Chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus

Date

February 18, 2014 06:30 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Chameleon Chamaeleo chamaeleon

Observer

liesvanrompaey

Date

June 6, 2014
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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.