Flap-necked chameleon (Chamaeleo dilepis)
Flap-necked chameleon looking forward sitting on a branch with autumn orange leaves ready to fall. Facing camera right, tail visible and curled up. White to green out of focus background.
The Flap-necked chameleon (Chamaeleo dilepis), is native to sub-Saharan Africa. It is a large chameleon, reaching 35 cm (14 in). Colouring ranges through various shades of green, yellow, and brown. There is usually a pale stripe on the lower flanks and one to three pale patches higher on the flanks. These chameleons lay 25 to 50 eggs in a hole dug in soil, which is covered over again by the female.
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