Bradypodion caeruleogula – uMlalazi Dwarf Chameleon
A small chameleon that grows to just under 130mm
A uniform brown with two or three hours glass bright green shapes along its sides. Distinct bright red skin grooves which often irregular lines, along with scattered red distinct tubercles extending down the tail.
Favouring coastal scarp forests, forest edges along roadways as well as becoming established in naturally kept suburban gardens in their natural range.
Known to favour the high canopy as well as lower elevation on road fringes. Ranging from >1m off the ground to well over 6m into the canopy where the light breaks. Known only from three small forests in North: Entumeni, Dhiliza and Ongoye Forest.