About this object

Males have three long, pointed, front-facing horns, two above the eyes, the third at the tip of the snout, the rear of the head has a small crested helmet. There is a row of spiny tubercles along the back. Colour varies from green, brown or brownish-yellow, with or without spots. Total length 15-35 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1998.46.72
  • Scientific name
    Chamaeleo jacksonii Boulenger, 1896
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SAURIA CHAMAELEONIDAE
  • Common name
    Jackson's Chamaeleon
  • Collector
    Martin Pickersgill
  • Date collected
    1993-05-04
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Kenya: Nairobi
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by Martin Pickersgill, 1998
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collector Number: MP 2568
Object view = Natural Science
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