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World's tiniest chameleon is the size of match's head [Evolution]

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Meet Brookesia micra, the newly discovered world's smallest chameleon. This wee creature was discovered on an island off of Northern Madagascar, where a biological expedition discovered these tiny beasts snoozing in vegetation a mere four inches off the ground. Juvenile specimens of Brookesia micra are the size of a match head, whereas the adults can be eclipsed by a press-on nail.
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Damn, That's a Tiny Chameleon [Animals]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (2 years ago)

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Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (2 years ago)

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LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (2 years ago)

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