Brookesia superciliaris Horned Leaf Chameleon
Some other names for this species:
Brown Leaf Chameleon
Ranomafana National Park, Fianarantsoa province, MadagascarApril 28, 2007
Horned Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris) Horned Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris)
Our guide Theo somehow spotted both of these amazingly camouflaged small chameleons. The first one was about four feet off the ground in some dead leaves, completely immobile and practically invisible. The forest was dark and a soft breeze caused the branches to sway back and forth a little, necessitating a flash photo. The second one was moving about in the leaf litter, not quite as impossible to see, but close.

Here is a list of all the reptiles and frogs I saw on this trip to Madagascar.

Masoala National Park, Toamasina province, MadagascarMay 1, 2007
Horned Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris)
Such tiny little legs and feet on this sleeping chameleon!
Masoala National Park, Toamasina province, MadagascarMay 2, 2007
Horned Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris)
Another night hike, another sleepy leaf chameleon.
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