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Calumma parsonii parsonii orange eye in Mahambo 2018

Color variation “orange eye”

Distribution: Parson’s chameleons of the color variation “orange eye” occur in several areas of Madagascar’s east coast between Toamasina (Tamatave) until Mananara. We want to introduce you to some of these. All of the...

Color variation “yellow giant”

Distribution: Vohimana is approximately 15 km away from Andasibe-Mantadia national park in eastern Madagascar, only about 160 km and few hours by car via RN2 away from the capital Antananarivo. Andasibe-Mantadia, earlier called Perinét,...

Color variation “yellow lip”

Distribution: Ranomafana national park is approximately 420 km south-east of the capital Antananarivo in Madagascar’s southern highlands. You need at least one day to get there via RN7. The village of the same name...
Calumma parsonii green giant

Color variation “green giant”

Distribution: Masoala national park is located at the eponymic peninsula in northeast Madagascar. At the northern end of the Antongil Bay, also called the “cradle of whales”, there is the small coastal town Maroantsetra....
Pododermatitis Furcifer pardalis Marozevo

Pododermatitis

Pododermatitis – what is it? Pododermatitis is the medicinal term for the inflammation of the skin, actually on the feet. In chameleons and many other animals, however, it also refers to skin diseases of...
Calumma parsonii cristifer

Calumma parsonii cristifer

First description: (Methuen & Hewitt, 1913) Origin of the species name: The English zoologist Paul Ayshford Methuen, 4th Baron Methuen, and the South African zoologist John Hewitt gave this subspecies of the Parsons Chameleon...

Local form Marojejy

Distribution of the local form Marojejy: Marojejy national park is located in northeast Madagascar at the slopes of the eponymic sacred mountains in the Sava region. About 60 km east of Marojejy, there is...