Parson’s Chameleon Calumma parsonii
Parson's Chameleon, Ranomafana, Madagascar, November 2016 - click for larger image Madagascar
November 2016

Parson's Chameleon is found in forest edges in eastern Madagascar. See the distribution map at IUCN.

It is the largest chameleon in the world but these photos show a female in photo 1 and a baby in photo 2. Both exhibit the characteristic diagonal dark slashes on the side.

Baby Parson's Chameleon, Perinet, Madagascar, November 2016 - click for larger image The male has a large, triangular head and two horns on its nose. For more information see ARKive.

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