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    Balanced on the tip of a scientist's fingernail in Madagascar, the-three centimetre reptile is no bigger than the flies that form his average-sized cousin's lunch.
    February 14, 2012

    The World's Tiniest Chameleon, Brookesia, micra, is just 3 cm long and was discovered on a small islet off of Madagascar. via dailymail.co.uk #Chameleon #Madagascar #dailymail

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    • Laurinda Hill

      World's Smallest Reptile - Madagascar Miniature Chameleon (Brookesia micra) was recently discovered on the island of Nosy Hara.

    • Nicole Wright

      Tiny: This chameleon is smaller than a finger nail and was discovered on an islet off Madagascar This particular chameleon is now thought to be one of the smallest reptiles on the planet.

    • Jess L

      This is truly the teeniest, tiniest chameleon I’ve ever seen – along with the rest of the world! This newly discovered species from Madagascar is called Brookesia micra and it’s now officially recognized as the world’s smallest chameleon and possibly one of the smallest reptiles, period.

    • marian lauffer

      This newly discovered species from Madagascar is called Brookesia micra and it's now officially recognized as the world's smallest chameleon and possibly one of the smallest reptiles, period

    • Craig Shillington

      What an adorable teeny tiny chameleon! 'Mini-meleon' from Madagascar - 3cm long when adult sized!!!

    • Donna Rice

      Discovered: The mini-meleon that is one of the smallest reptiles on the planet By WIL LONGBOTTOM His species is renowned for its ability to blend in, but this tiny critter is even better than most as the world’s smallest chameleon. Balanced on the tip of a scientist’s fingernail in Madagascar, the-three centimetre reptile is no bigger than the flies that form his average-sized cousin’s lunch. Scientists discovered four new species - called Brookesia micra - on a small islet j

    • Marleen Roelofs

      A newly discovered chameleon from Madagascar. This is truly the teeniest, tiniest chameleon I've ever seen - along with the rest of the world! This newly discovered species from Madagascar is called Brookesia micra and it's now officially recognized as the world's smallest chameleon and possibly one of the smallest reptiles, period. Catch More Creatures Here: http://www.thefeaturedcreature.com/2012/02/omg-new.html#ixzz1mP7UgFQD Nice to know about it before its habitat disappears. Paper: dx.plos.org/...

    • Hannah Rosetti

      World’s Smallest Chameleon Discovered

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