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Fischer’s Chameleon

The Fischer’s Chameleon is a species of almost threatened lizards that are found in the hilly forests of Tanzania and Kenya. They are known for their bright green coloration and considerably smaller size.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Iguania
    Family Chamaeleonidae
    Genus Kinyongia
    Species K. fischeri
    Scientific Name Kinyongia fischeri

    Other Names Dwarf Fischer’s Chameleon, East Usambara Two-horned Chameleon
    Length/Size 5 to 8 inches
    Body Coloration Bright green with random and irregular patches in black, light yellow and gray
    Range/Distribution Tanzania, and also Kenya
    Habitat High mountain areas and rainforests
    Diet/Food Worms, crickets, and several other insects
    Breeding Season End of summer to rainy season
    Clutch Size 2 – 4 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened

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    Published on January 1st 2019 by under Chameleons. Article was last reviewed on 17th June 2019.

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