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Domergue's Leaf Chameleon - 2, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar This is a member of the leaf chameleon family, which are found on the forest floors in very specific parts of Madagascar. They are generally small, flat and well camouflaged. Other than that, little is known about these awesome species. Brookesia thieli,Domergues Leaf Chameleon,Madagascar,Pyreras Reserve Click/tap to enlarge

Domergue's Leaf Chameleon - 2, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar

This is a member of the leaf chameleon family, which are found on the forest floors in very specific parts of Madagascar. They are generally small, flat and well camouflaged. Other than that, little is known about these awesome species.

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The Domergue's Leaf Chameleon is a species of chameleon that is endemic to the island of Madagascar where it is known to occur in the east and north east , ranging from Ranomafana in the south to Anjanaharibe Sud in the north . Known sites include Ambohitantely , Angavo-Anjozorobe corridor , Analamazaotra, Mantadia, Vohidrazana and Marojejy . Animals have been found between 875 m and 1,200 m elevation , and the chameleon's extent of occurrence is estimated to be around 43,865 kmĀ².

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

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Uploaded Nov 7, 2012. Captured Sep 2, 2012 12:06.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/11.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm