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Brookesia karchei

Brookesia karchei

First description: Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue, 1970 Distribution: Brookesia karchei mainly occurs in Marojejy national park in northeast Madagascar, where it prefers humid leaf layer between rocks and moss as habitat. We could find...
Calumma brevicorne

Calumma brevicorne

First description: Günther, 1879 Distribution: Calumma brevicorne with high probability in Analamazaotra, part of Andasibe-Mantadia national park. These chameleons are quite common there, and you can find them without any problems during nightwalks along...

Metabolic bone disease

What is rachitis? Rachitis is a disease in which bones demineralize. The medicial term for the complex of diseases which includes rachitis is “metabolic bone disease“. MBD also includes several diseases of the adult...
Brookesia stumpffi aus Ankify

Brookesia stumpffi

First description: Boettger, 1984 Distribution: This species is a common leaf chameleon in western Madagascar, especially in the more northern dry forests, such as Ankarana national park, and some spiny forests in the hot...
Brookesia superciliaris in Mitsinjo 2018

Brookesia superciliaris

Kuhl, 1820 Distribution: Brookesia superciliaris is a very common and widely distributed leaf chameleon species. The habitat reaches from Madagascar’s dry south along the whole eastcoast up to Marojejy and Masoala. They live in...
Brookesia tedi

Brookesia tedi

First description: Scherz, Köhler, Rakotoarison, Glaw und Vences, 2019 Distribution: Brookesia tedi occurs sympatrically with Brookesia karchei in Marojejy national park in the northeast of Madagascar. It lives similar to its larger relative at...

Brookesia therezieni

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1970) Distribution: This small chameleon species is distributed in Madagascar’s eastern rainforests around Andasibe-Mantadia national park. We have found it successfully yet in the middle of Vohimana reserve. Like...
Brookesia thieli in Ranomafana 2018

Brookesia thieli

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1969 Distribution: Brookesia thieli is found in central eastern Madagascar in the areas of Moramanga, Andasibe, Vohimana and Anjozorobe. There is also a further population higher up in the...
Brookesia tuberculata

Brookesia tuberculata

First description: Moquard, 1900 Distribution: These tiny chameleons solely occur in Amber Mountain national park in north Madagascar. Like all leaf chameleons, they live in the foliage, preferably at the foot of huge trees...
Furcifer labordi Weibchen

Furcifer labordi

First description: Grandidier, 1872 Distribution: Furcifer labordi lives in western Madagascar, where it is enormously hot and dry. Only in spring there is a short rainy season, the other times of the year the...