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Flapneck chameleon

Chamaeleo dilepis


On a hot dry day, this chameleon was reflecting light as much as the sand was, although his color change wasn't close enough to the sand to prevent us from seeing him. We stopped to look and he scuttled under the game vehicle and needed rescuing. Note his color change as he becomes stressed by my handling


Lake Burunge Camp entrance road


Needless to say, everyone in the vehicle wanted to snag a quick pciture before I sent him scuttling into the underbrush, where none of us got any decent shots, as I'd guessed would happen.

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KarenSaxton 2 weeks ago

Prettiest one I've ever seen!

ornithoptera80 2 weeks ago

what an amazing chameleon

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Manyara, Tanzania

Lat: -3.90, Long: 35.84

Spotted on Dec 18, 2017
Submitted on Mar 24, 2020

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