Chameleon Info: Kinyongia Uluguruensis ウルグルツーホーンカメレオン

Conservation Status

<=====Stable 

Endanger =====>

Scientific name:
Kinyongia Uluguruensis

English name:
Uluguru Two-horned Chameleon

Japanese name:
ウルグルツーホーンカメレオン

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Characteristic

Characteristic

This chameleon is inhabiting Mount Uluguru in Morogoro.

The characteristic is a flat two-horn with both male and female.

Body color is a general yellow-green, with a white line on the back side of the body.

It is a little smaller than the other two-horned chameleons, but seems to be same size as Kinyongia Tavetana.

How to identify between similar species

This chameleon is similar in size to Kinyongia Tavetana, but can be distinguished by the presence or absence of a crest on the back.

Tavetana has no crest, but this species has a crest partway through the back.

Habitat

It only inhabits the mountain Uluguru in Morogoro,.

Easily found place is the village far behind the Bunduki campsite in the western part of Uluguru Mountain.

Please refer to Morogoro information for details.

If you ask the villagers, they will find it right away.

Where to find

Like other chameleons, it seems to be inhabited by tree branches about 1 to 3m above the surface.

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