One of smallest chameleon on the word.
Maybe plages there by guides
Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve
Seen on thin twig about 1m above ground
The chameleon has numerous small spines on the back (Dorsal crest) and the tail. Also the spines are evident on the chin and throat (Gular crest). There are about 8 down facing triangular slightly black patterns on the back and the tail of the chameleon. Based on rough visual estimates, i assume the chameleon is about 10cm - 15cm in length (Both body & tail). Tree species where the chameleon was "perched" on is Acacia abyssinica
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....