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O'shaughnessy's chameleon at night in Ranomafana Very happy to find this exotic and colorful beautiful chameleon during a night tour in Ranomafana. Calumma oshaughnessy,Madagascar,O'shaughnessy's chameleon,Ranomafana National Park Click/tap to enlarge

O'shaughnessy's chameleon at night in Ranomafana

Very happy to find this exotic and colorful beautiful chameleon during a night tour in Ranomafana.

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This chameleon is endemic to the island of Madagascar where it is known from a number of localities in the central highlands and southeast between Tsinjoarivo (F. Glaw pers. comm. January 2011) and Antoetra in the north (Andreone et al. 2007) and Andohahela to the south (Glaw and Vences 2007). It was recorded at Andringitra between 1,240 and 1,300 m elevation (Raxworthy and Nussbaum 1996). Other sites where it is known to occur include Kalambatritra (Andreone and Randrianirina 2007) and Ranomafana.. more

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

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Uploaded Jan 23, 2013. Captured Sep 8, 2012 18:27.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/5.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm