Bradypodion nemorale
Scientific name Common name(s) alternate scientific names described by year size brood

Bradypodion nemorale

Zululand Dwarf Chameleon Chamaeleo nemorale.
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Raw 1978 Small Live

Bradypodion nemorale is indigenous to the Nklanda and Qudeni forests of Kwazulu, Republic of South Africa. It's preferred habitat is in the bushes of these dry forests. The basic color is a dark green with rust-colored patches. Gular and dorsal crests are present but a ventral crest is absent. The length of the tail is less than the length of the body. "Recurved, prominent casque and modest cranial casque" (Martin, 1992; p. 126). Total length between 6 and 8 inches.

Contributed by E. Pollak

Klaver, C. & W. Boehme. 1997. Chamaeleonidae. Das Tierreich, 112: i-xiv' 1 - 85. Verlag Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin, New York.
Martin, J., 1992. Masters of Disguise: A Natural History of Chameleons. Facts On File, Inc., New York, NY.
Necas, P. 1999. Chameleons: Nature's Hidden Jewels. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, FL.

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