Chameleon Info: Rhampholeon Viridis ペアコノハカメレオン

Conservation Status


Endanger =====>

Scientific name:
Rhampholeon Viridis

English name:
Pare Pygmy Chameleon

Japanese name:





Pygmy chameleons are basically brown, but this is a chameleon that can turn green.

Appearance characteristic is two lines from the base of the hind legs and the middle of the body. Some other species have two lines, but you can identify where the lines are.

How to identify between similar species

This is the only pygmy chameleon in this area, and only spe turns green.


It is in the northeast of the Chome Forest Reserve in the South Pare Mountains in Same city, Kilimanjaro region (marker location on the map below).

Refer to Kilimanjaro information for detailed information.

Where to find

It sleep on a tree branch that is about 10-30cm above the surface at night.

It will be difficult to find because it is behind the fallen leaves during the day.



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