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Common Native Chameleons

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SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME
Bradypodion adolfifriderici  
Bradypodion carpenteri  
Chamaeleo Trioceros johnstoni Johnstoni
Chamaeleo Trioceros rudis Rudi's
Chamaeleo Trioceros ellioti Elliot's
Chamaeleo Trioceros schoutedeni  
Rhampholeon boulengeri  
 

Geographical/Topographical Information

Information from CIA World Fact Book

annual rainfall 20"-40"
avg. temperature in January 68+ degrees F.
avg. temperature in July 68 to 86 degrees F.
topography sea level to 16,000 avg. 6000k

 

Climate:

varies; equatorial in south, tropical in center, arid in north

 

Landforms:

southern lowlands merge into central hills and plateaus; mountains in southeast, plains in north

Highest Point:
Chappal Waddi 2,419 m


Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean 0 m


Natural Hazards:
periodic droughts; flooding   

Environmental Issues:
soil degradation; rapid deforestation; urban air and water pollution; desertification; oil pollution - water, air, and soil; has suffered serious damage from oil spills; loss of arable land; rapid urbanization  

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