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A case of dispersing chameleons

Chameleon species are widely distributed and provide a test for some basic principles of biogeography. The latest analysis supports the idea that they have dispersed from Madagascar on several occasions.

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Rieppel, O. A case of dispersing chameleons. Nature 415, 744–745 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1038/415744a

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