Cape dwarf chameleon (Bradypodion pumilum)

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Cape dwarf chameleon resting on a leaf

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  • Cape dwarf chameleons are endemic to South Africa.
  • Dwarf chameleons, including the Cape dwarf chameleon, are ovoviviparous meaning they give birth to live young.
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Cape dwarf chameleon fact file

Cape dwarf chameleon description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyChamaeleonidae
GenusBradypodion (1)

Information on the Cape dwarf chameleon is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Cape dwarf chameleon status

Listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

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References

  1. ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (April, 2010)
    http://www.itis.gov
  2. CITES (April, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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