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Jewelled chameleon - female negotiating branch, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
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Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
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This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html" title="Jewelled chameleon - overtaking, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/85252_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1585785610&Signature=gGQjOc%2FxpTbCboWsmGtH7z4Mvxs%3D" width="148" height="152" alt="Jewelled chameleon - overtaking, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85254/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_closeup_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html" title="Jewelled chameleon - female closeup, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/85254_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1585785610&Signature=uTQ4Cc0L5yUDYhgJSxvx7VMhE0Y%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Jewelled chameleon - female closeup, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85253/jewelled_chameleon_-_dark_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85255/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85253/jewelled_chameleon_-_dark_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html" title="Jewelled chameleon - dark male, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/85253_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1585785610&Signature=6I83pxGcwJCCFYZv6bEbXXT%2FQJg%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Jewelled chameleon - dark male, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85254/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_closeup_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85255/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85257/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_perched_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html Africa,Furcifer campani,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,World" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85255/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html" title="Jewelled chameleon - brown male, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/85255_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1585785610&Signature=WGt52XlTyviJbcqaYc67OopIxhw%3D" width="200" height="168" alt="Jewelled chameleon - brown male, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85254/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_closeup_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85253/jewelled_chameleon_-_dark_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85257/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_perched_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html Africa,Furcifer campani,Geotagged,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,Winter,World" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85257/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_perched_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html" title="Jewelled chameleon - brown male perched, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/85257_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1585785610&Signature=cIf68uRbrpxAtS3bDfIOxV8p0RM%3D" width="200" height="154" alt="Jewelled chameleon - brown male perched, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85254/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_closeup_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85253/jewelled_chameleon_-_dark_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85255/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html Africa,Furcifer campani,Geotagged,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,Winter,World" /></a></figure> Africa,Furcifer campani,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Jewelled chameleon - female negotiating branch, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar

After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras.

Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.

This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.

Jewelled chameleon - overtaking, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85254/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_closeup_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85253/jewelled_chameleon_-_dark_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85255/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85257/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_perched_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html Africa,Furcifer campani,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,World

Jewelled chameleon - female closeup, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85253/jewelled_chameleon_-_dark_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85255/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85257/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_perched_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html Africa,Furcifer campani,Geotagged,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,Winter,World

Jewelled chameleon - dark male, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85254/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_closeup_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85255/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85257/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_perched_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html Africa,Furcifer campani,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,World

Jewelled chameleon - brown male, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85254/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_closeup_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85253/jewelled_chameleon_-_dark_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85257/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_perched_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html Africa,Furcifer campani,Geotagged,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,Winter,World

Jewelled chameleon - brown male perched, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar After lots of driving to make way from Ranomafana to Andasibe, we came by this almost mandatory stop: Pyreras. <br />
<br />
Pyreras is a small private reserve (zoo) that gives close access to a wide array of remarkable Madagascar reptiles, frogs and other animals, including some you will unlikely find in the wild.<br />
<br />
This chameleon species can be recognized by the 3 lateral stripes across the body, alternated with numerous small bright-coloured spots. The top of the head typically has additional spot-like decorations in another color. Coloring is variable. If I remember correctly, the bright one is the female.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85252/jewelled_chameleon_-_overtaking_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85256/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_negotiating_branch_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85254/jewelled_chameleon_-_female_closeup_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85253/jewelled_chameleon_-_dark_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85255/jewelled_chameleon_-_brown_male_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html Africa,Furcifer campani,Geotagged,Jewelled chameleon,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pyreras Reserve,Winter,World

    comments (2)

  1. So BEAUTIFUL!! Posted 4 months ago
    1. Thanks, Marta, this one has a proper name indeed :) Posted 4 months ago

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''Furcifer campani'', commonly known as Campan's chameleon, the jeweled chameleon, or the Madagascar forest chameleon, is a species of lizard in the family Chamaeleonidae. ''Furcifer campani'' is endemic to the central highlands of Madagascar, where it is threatened by bush fires and habitat loss.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Oct 4, 2019. Captured Jul 17, 2019 12:49.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO560
  • 105mm