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Parson's Chameleon

May 24th, 2005

Houston Zoo exhibit.

Comments from the Community

Posted By: meridianigusev from yahoo.com
about 12 years, 7 months ago
This is not an iguana. It is a chameleon.
Posted By: axiom from musician.org
about 12 years, 6 months ago
amazing image...nonetheless, this animal is a chameleon, not an iquana.
Posted By: JenVMD04 from msn.com
about 12 years, 4 months ago
Yes, it is an amazing image. But, please know what animal you are posting...
Posted By: kyliandra from hotmail.com
about 11 years ago
Tis a Chameleon surely, Iguana's aren't that colourful - but as other have said a v pretty pic anyway.
Posted By: Kevin Ha
about 11 years ago
Many of you have asked me to change the name, but the web site does not show you how. The real name of this wall paper should be "Parson's chameleon"

Here is the data from the Houston Zoo web site:

Common Name: Parson's chameleon
Scientific Name:Calumma parsonii
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Chamaeleonidae
Genus:Calumma
Species:parsonii
Location:Madagascar Central eastern forests of Madagascar. Habitat:Forested tree canopies. Threat To Species:Overcollection for the pet trade and habitat loss.

SIZE
Length:
Male 12-24in
(30.77-61.54cm)
Female 8-12in
(20.51-30.77cm)
Posted By: bertusbeensteen from hotmail.com
about 10 years, 12 months ago
It is not a Parson's chamealeon either.
This species is a Chamaeleo (Trioceros) Melleri, it's common name is something like elephant ear chameleon.

Parson's Chameleon's scientific name is Calumma Parsonii.
Now, here is a picture of a Parson's Chameleon:
http://www.de-kvn.nl/fotos/manfred3.jpg

Above, is no offense, just a comment.

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