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    Rampholeon acuminatus most endangered pygmy?

    Here is a link you should read ;-) Rh. acuminatus is not the most endangered Pygmy. https://www.rockethub.com/projects/50682-chapman-s-chameleon-conserving-the-world-s-most-range-restricted-chameleon
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    some nice pictures....

    Kinyongia carpenteri male, from Rwenzori Mtn. Named after Mr. Carpenter. Described by Parker in 1929. This species is rare, but listed as near threatened.
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    Picasso? and "cross breeds"

    I know it´s an older post, but just wanted to clarify some things. Picasso is not a cross between locals, but a natural local. I think it was back in 2004 that they came into Europe and were sold under the name Picasso, as the exporter (Olaf Pronk) wanted to keep the local a secret. Some...
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    Official Enclosure Picture Thread #2 - post your pics!

    Kinyongia boehmei terrarium. Kinyongia tenuis terrarium. Rhampholeon (Rh) spinosus terrarium. Rhampholeon (Rh) spectrum terrarium. Rieppeleon brevicaudatus terrarium. Find us on facebook kamaeleoner.dk / chameleons.dk...
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    some nice pictures....

    Its NOT a Calumma species, but a Furcifer species ;-) Furcifer balteatus ;-) When that said, people once thought it was related with the parsonii group, as it has certain similarities, bodyshape, skin structure etc. F.balteatus is closer related to F.lateralis, F.major etc. then the parsonii...
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    Scientific name

    Hi. You can find more pictures of Kinyongia tavetana here: http://kamaeleoner.dk/artsgalleri/201-kinyongia-tavetana.html Here is a similar species. Kinyongia boehmei. http://kamaeleoner.dk/artsprofiler/89-kinyongia/493-kinyongia-boehmei.html
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    Common Chameleon (Chamaeleo chamaeleon) conservation in Andalusia, Spain

    very interesting indeed. Thanks for posting.
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    Wild Chameleons in Malta

    Thanks. well, both sexes can varry in colours, but yes males tend to be more brownish and females greenish. Males also have a larger casque and a longer tail.
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    Wild Chameleons in Malta

    You can find more Chamaeleo chamaeleon pictures on my site here: http://kamaeleoner.dk/artsgalleri/592-ch-chameleon.html
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    locality parsoni

    well C. tarzan does live in the newly protected Ampotaka forest (Anosibe An’Ala District, Alaotra-Mangoro Region). The project was promoted by Christian Randrianantoandro (from CSG) and his organization which works closely with the local communities in this area. The "yellow giants" does...
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    locality parsoni

    Well Im not sure what i would call them, but orange eyes is just a missleading name IMO. Alot of people have theories about how the different locales looks like and where they each comes from, but the fact is, most people have only seen a few pictures of the same animals and most of them...
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    Parson Chameleon Color Phases

    I believe you are talking about Ralf, who hatched C.parsonii´s ? Ralf has a locale that he calls "green giants", But imo they look nothing like the green giants i have seen from masoala. Here is a link to his site. http://www.furciferpardalisnachzucht.de/Calumma-Parsonii-green-giant.htm...
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    locality parsoni

    Where did you hear this? I do not agree on this one. Most of the C.parsonii locales are isolated in "small" forest fragments or plantations near forest edges. The "orange eye" has the biggest distribution area, and they too differ in colours, So what is a "real" orange eye yellow giant? I have...
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    Chameleons Under Threat: Conservation and Actions

    Chameleons are an fascinating and iconic group of reptiles, but unfortunately they appear to be under a disproportionately large level of threat with extinction. While an alarming 26% of reptiles species globally are estimated to be threatened or near threatened with extinction, an astounding...
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    Panther breeding seasons

    Males in nature will form sperm from December to April (June) and the females lay eggs down at the end of the rainy season in March.
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