About this object

Has prominent crest of long blade-like scales along midline of the throat, has pair of horns on snout which project well forward past upper lip. Colour varies from bright green to pale grey-green, often with vague and irregular dark patches on flanks. Underside paler. Length up to 160 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Chamaeleo balebicornutus Tilbury, 1998
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Bale Mountains Two-horned Chameleon
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale: River Shawe
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 138
Object view = Natural Science
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