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Calumma guillaumeti

First description: (Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue, 1974) Origin of the species name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo (later working at the Natural History Museum in Paris, France), Charles Pierre Blanc and Charles Antoine Domergue from the then...

Brookesia desperata

First description: Glaw, Köhler, Townsend & Vences, 2012 Origin of the species name: Frank Glaw from the Zoologische Staatssammlung Munich (Germany), Jörn Köhler from the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt (Germany), Ted Townsend from the University...

Calumma uetzi

  First description: Prötzel, Vences, Hawlitschek, Scherz, Ratsoavina & Glaw, 2018 Origin of the species name: Frank Glaw of the Munich State Zoological Collection (Germany) had the idea to name the species after Peter...

Brookesia betschi

First description: Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue, 1970 Origin of the species name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo, Charles Pierre Blanc and Charles Antoine Domergue of the then Institut Pasteur in Antananarivo, Madagascar dedicated the species to Jean-Marie...

Available lizards

We will probably have offspring of Calumma parsonii parsonii in autumn 2022, color variation orange eye. The eggs are hatching right now. We were very satisfied with the development of the siblings last year....

Local form Vohimarina (Vohémar)

Distribution of the local form Vohimarina : Vohimarina, better known by its French name Vohémar, is a city on the northeast coast of Madagascar. With a population of around 15,000, it is one of...

Recapturing escaped feeders

At some point it happens to every chameleon keeper: feeders, which were actually meant for the chameleon, have made off and run around freely in the apartment. Most feeders cannot reproduce in the average...

Photographing chameleons

Photographing chameleons in their natural habitat is not only exciting but also a lot of fun. Not least through the passion for chameleons and photography, this website was created! Therefore, there is now a...

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...