Thu. Feb 25th, 2021

A tiny new types of reptiles  chameleon has been discovered, and it is  the smallest reptile in the world. Known as Brookesia nana, or the nano-chameleon, the petite species can perch on a fingertip and may have the smallest adult males of any reptile family..

The species was discovered in the northern regions of the island of Madagascar. Only two specimens of B. nana have been found so far but, generally, it’s a male and a female pair.

The female  body length  consist of 19 mm (0.7 in), or 29 mm (1.1 in) including the tail, which is small enough to place it among the smallest known geckos and chameleons.

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