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Madagascar

Info about Madagascar

Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world with 587,295 km². This is more area than France and Switzerland together. Madagascar is located in the Indian Ocean, about 500 to 600 km east...

Brumation

Among many chameleon keepers, it is a recurring topic: hibernation in the terrarium. Should you offer a brumation period, if yes with which species and why at all? This article is intended to get...

Chameleon food

What do chameleons actually eat in Madagascar? This has not been really well studied yet. This article aims to summarize the current state of research and observations on the diet of chameleons on the...

Wild caught or captive bred?

If you want to buy a chameleon, you will need to decide sooner or later whether you like to have a captive bred (cb) individual or a wild caught (wc) chameleon. Generally, in our...
Malbücher für Madagaskar

Colouring books for Madagascar

Madagascar’s population is among the poorest in the world. Most families have to make do with the lowest income, medical care is scarce and schools are few. Traditionally it is considered good to have...

Furcifer campani

First description: (Grandidier, 1872) Origin of the species name: The French naturalist Alfred Grandidier visited Madagascar three times between 1865 and 1868, traveling almost the entire island and producing one of the first maps...
Furcifer lateralis

Furcifer lateralis

First description: (Gray, 1831) Origin of the species name: The English zoologist John Edward Gray was very brief in his description of this chameleon species: it consists of just keywords instead of a coherent...