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Cape dwarf chameleon and juvenile

Bradypodion pumilum


Can grow up to 15 cm in length. The 4th picture shows a juvenile (about 2cm in length) of the same species.


Found Fynbos and Renosterveld.

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28 Comments (1–25)

JenniferTanas 6 years ago

how beautiful

simonrichardson12 6 years ago

Beautiful colours :)

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 6 years ago

Wowwww Beautiful lizard.Congratulations.

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Congrats Fanie! Gorgeous!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

WOW!!!!!! truly beautiful guy.... Congrats Fanie on this great find

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Fanie..well deserved, subject matter and pictures are beautiful...well done!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Congratulations fanie !

MaryL 6 years ago

Great Pictures!

Congrats Fanie ! great Series !

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 6 years ago

Congratulations Fanie!!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

The colors are spectacular and the juvenile is so cute! Wonderful spotting - congratulations!

sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Congrats Fanie!!!

VivBraznell 6 years ago

Congratulations on the SOTD Fanie .... amazing colours & lovely series

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Congratulations Fanie. Well deserved. Amazing animal.

SukanyaDatta 6 years ago


Yasser 6 years ago

Fanie, this little South African beauty has been selected as Spotting of the Day! Thanks for the incredible series and congrats on the honor! We appreciate all your contributions and look forward to seeing what you share next!

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isabellegarces 6 years ago

Very pretty!

Tiz 6 years ago

Beautiful colours! Great work my friend!

ChristosMaroulis 6 years ago


Nayeli 6 years ago

So pretty, nice series !!

sophiaschofields 6 years ago

Nice colors!

beautiful series Fanie,lovely collour,congrats and thanks for sharing

Fanie 6 years ago

I am 100% confident that the juvenile is a Cape dwarf chameleon. This is the only chameleon species that has ever been recorded in this particular nature reserve in surveys that started in the 1970's.

Beauty !

dotun55 6 years ago

The one in the last pic is possibly the juvenile.

Spotted by

Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Oct 18, 2014
Submitted on Oct 18, 2014

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