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Common Native Chameleons

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SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME
Bradypodion fischeri Fischer's
Bradypodion fischeri fischeri Fischer's
Bradypodion fischeri uluguruensis  
Bradypodion fischeri multituberculatum Fischer's
Bradypodion tenue  
Bradypodion tavetanum  
Bradypodion oxyrhinum  
Bradypodion uthmoelleri  
Bradypodion spinosum  
Chamaeleo senagalensis Senegal
Chamaeleo gracilis Graceful
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo anchietae  
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo dilepis Flap-necked
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo dilepis dilepis Flap-necked
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo dilepis martensi  
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo quilensis  
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo roperi  
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo laevigatus  
Chamaeleo Trioceros fuelleborni  
Chamaeleo Trioceros incornutus  
Chamaeleo Trioceros melleri Meller's or Giant one-horned
Chamaeleo Trioceros werneri  
Chamaeleo Trioceros rudis Rudi's
Chamaeleo Trioceros bitaeniatus  
Chamaeleo Trioceros goetzei  
Chamaeleo Trioceros jacksonii merumontanus Jackson's
Chamaeleo Trioceros sternfeldi  
Chamaeleo Trioceros deremensis  
Chamaeleo Trioceros goetzei goetzei  
Chamaeleo Trioceros laterispinis  
Chamaeleo Trioceros tempeli  
Chamaeleo Trioceros ellioti

Elliot's

Rhampholeon brevicaudatus  
Rhampholeon temporalis  
Rhampholeon nchisiensis  
Rhampholeon brachyurus  
Rhampholeon kerstinii kerstenii  
Rhampholeon ulugurensis  
Rhampholeon boulengeri  
 

Geographical/Topographical Information

Information from CIA World Fact Book

annual rainfall under 10"
avg. temperature in January 50 to 68 degrees F
avg. temperature in July 68 to 86 degrees F
topography sea level to 7000 ft avg. 4-6k

 

Climate:

varies from tropical along coast to temperate in highlands

 

Landforms:

plains along coast; central plateau; highlands in north, south

Highest Point:
Kilimanjaro 5,895 m


Lowest Point:
Indian Ocean 0 m
 

Natural Hazards:
flooding on the central plateau during the rainy season; drought    

Environmental Issues:
soil degradation; deforestation; desertification; destruction of coral reefs threatens marine habitats; recent droughts affected marginal agriculture; wildlife threatened by illegal hunting and trade, especially for ivory  

 

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