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Newfound chameleon species flashes rainbow colours and a nose like Pinocchio’s
Resplendent reptile and two similar species have been discovered in the remote forests of Madagascar.
A paradise of biodiversity, Madagascar is home to more than 80 chameleon species. Now, David Prötzel at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich in Germany and his colleagues have identified three new species by scrutinizing the genitals, genes and other traits of dozens of chameleon specimens.