Fischer's Chameleon (Kinyongia fischeri) - Wiki
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Synonyms: Bradypodion fischeri, Chamaeleo fischeri
[Photo] Two-horned chameleon (Bradypodion fischeri). Source: Flickr (www.flickr.com/photos/denn/19134655/). Date: Taken on June 13, 2005. Author: denn (www.flickr.com/photos/denn/).
The Fischer's Chameleon (Kinyongia fischeri) includes several subspecies of chameleon native to the mountains of Kenya and Tanzania, particularly the Usambara Mountains region. It is also known as the Usambara two-horned chameleon, from the flat horns evident on the males of the species. Females have very short or no horns.
There are three subspecies: the Giant Fischer's Chameleon (Kinyongia fischeri fischeri), the standard Fischer's Chameleon (Kinyongia fischeri multituberculatum), and the Uluguru Fischer's Chameleon (Kinyongia fischeri uluguruensis). The names describe their relative sizes, with the giant Fischer's extending up to 16 in.
The Fischer's Chameleon is commonly kept as a pet, mostly sold from those caught in the wild.
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