Scientists find Madagascar chameleon last seen 100 years ago

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Scientist have found a chameleon in Madagascar that hasn’t been seen in seen for 100 years.

The researchers from Madagascar and Germany said that they found several living Voeltzkow’s Chameleons during an expedition to Madagascar.

Researchers believe that the species of chameleon only live during the rainy season. Hatching from eggs, Growing quickly, Fighting with rivals, Reproducing and then dying in only a few months.

The team said that the female of the species displayed bright colours during pregnancy, When encountering males and when stressed.

These chameleons habitat is under threat from deforestation, So a lot needs to be done to preserve this species.

If you want to learn a little more about chameleons, We have a great post explaining some things about chameleons.

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