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Common Native Chameleons

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SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME
Bradypodion carpenteri  
Bradypodion xenorhinum  
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo quilensis  
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo dilepis idjwiensis Flap-Necked
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo laevigatus  
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo  roperi Roper's
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo dilepis dilepis Flap-Necked
Chamaeleo Trioceros bitaeniatus  
Chamaeleo Trioceros hoehnelii altaeelgonis  
Chamaeleo Trioceros johnstoni Johnston's
Chamaeleo Trioceros ellioti Elliot's
Chamaeleo Trioceros rudis Rudi"s
Rhampholeon boulengeri  
 

Geographical/Topographical Information

Information from CIA World Fact Book

annual rainfall 40" - 60"
avg. temperature in January over 68 degrees F
avg. temperature in July 68 to 86 degrees F
topography 2000 to 16795 ft avg. 4-6k

 

Climate:

tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August); semiarid in northeast; landlocked, fertile, well-watered country with many lakes and rivers  

 

Landforms:

mostly plateau with rim of mountains

Highest Point:
Margherita Peak on Mount Stanley 5,110 m


Lowest Point:
Lake Albert 621 m

Natural Hazards:
N/A   

Environmental Issues:
draining of wetlands for agricultural use; deforestation; overgrazing; soil erosion; water hyacinth infestationLink will open in a new pop up window.
in Lake Victoria; widespread poaching

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