Lizards of Madagascar —


There are more than 210 species of lizards in Madagascar. Some of the better known are chameleons, geckos, skinks, and iguanids. Strangely absent from the island are agamas and monitors, which are found across Asia and Africa.

Lizards featured on the site:
  • Geckos {Day geckos | Uroplatus}
  • Chameleons {True chameleons | Brookesia chameleons


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    Parson's chameleon in highland forest of Madagascar



    Calumma parsoni chameleon near Perinet



    Calumma parsoni chameleon



    Furcifer gastrotaenia chameleon



    Furcifer lateralis chameleon ready to eat insect



    Furcifer lateralis (green)



    Furcifer lateralis chameleon near Ifasina



    Jeweled Chameleon (Furcifer lateralis)



    Furcifer lateralis (Jeweled chameleon) near Ifasina



    Green Jeweled chameleon near Isalo



    Bright green Furcifer lateralis chameleon



    Bright green Furcifer lateralis chameleon near Isalo



    Baby oustaleti chameleon on hand



    Panther chameleon's prehensile tail



    Furcifer pardalis (panther chameleon) outside Maroantsetra



    Furcifer pardalis chameleon



    Pardalis chameleon near Maroantsetra



    Furcifer pardalis chameleon near Maroantsetra (close head shot)



    Furcifer pardalis chameleon in Maroantsetra (head shot)



    Young Panther chameleon



    Juvenile Fucifer pardalis chameleon



    Calumma nasuta chameleon



    Furcifer pardalis (breeding coloration)



    Brookesia superciliaris sleeping on leaf



    Brookesia peyrierasi chameleon on twig



    Brookesia peyrierasi chameleon on leaf



    Brookesia superciliaris playing dead



    Brookesia superciliaris



    Brookesia superciliaris chameleon in leaf litter



    Brookesia superciliaris chameleon, Masoala NP



    Peyrieras' Pygmy Chameleon (Brookesia peyrierasi)



    Brookesia peyrierasi chameleon in palm



    Brookesia peyrierasi chameleon in hand



    Brookesia peyrierasi in palm of hand



    Calumma nasuta (sleeping on a leaf in the Masoala rainforest)



    Adult pardalis chameleon



    Brookesia superciliaris chameleon



    Brookesia thieli chameleon



    Calumma brevicornis (female)



    Calumma brevicornis chameleon (female)



    Calumma nasutus chameleon



    Calumma nasutus chameleon on hand



    Calumma parsonii (juvenile)



    Calumma parsonii chameleon



    Calumma brevicornis (male)



    Calumma globifer chameleon



    Furcifer lateralis (juvenile)



    Furcifer willsii (Female)



    Furcifer willsii (Female)



    Furcifer willsii (Male)



    Baby Furcifer oustaleti



    Furcifer oustaleti chameleon



    Uroplatus phantasticus



    Phelsuma mutabilis gecko



    Phelsuma gecko in Ft. Dauphin



    Phelsuma gecko in Taolagnaro



    Phelsuma madagascariensis kochi



    Phelsuma madagascariensis kochi day gecko



    Paroedura bastardi gecko



    Phelsuma madagascariensis kochi gecko



    Phelsuma madagascariensis kochi in shower



    Phelsuma mutabilis gecko



    Phelsuma gecko near Maroantsetra



    Uroplatus fimbriatus, close head shot from above



    Uroplatus fimbriatus on tree trunk



    Uroplatus fimbriatus - head shot from side



    Uroplatus fimbriatus - dialated pupil



    Uroplatus fimbriatus with flying insect



    Uroplatus fimbriatus on trunk



    Uroplatus fimbriatus - head shot tree trunk



    Uroplatus fimbriatus - full body



    Uroplatus fimbriatus - side angle head shot



    Uroplatus fimbriatus - tree trunk, full body



    Phelsuma day gecko in Morondava



    Phelsuma Day Gecko, Nosy Mangabe



    Phelsuma Gecko, Nosy Mangabe



    Phelsuma Day Gecko in leaf



    Phelsuma Gecko in leaf



    Phelsuma Day Gecko on bamboo



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus leaf-tailed gecko



    Leaf-tailed gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Leaf-tailed gecko



    Uroplatus fimbriatus on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko on Nosy Mangabe



    Phelsuma day gecko



    Phelsuma gecko



    Phelsuma quadriocellata gecko



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko



    Uroplatus phantasticus gecko



    Uroplatus phantasticus gecko



    Uroplatus fimbriatus gecko



    Oplurus cuvieri iguana



    Oplurus cuvieri at Kirindy



    Collared iguanid (Oplurus cuvieri) lizard



    Oplurus cuvieri (Collared iguanid)



    Oplurus cuvieri collared iguanid lizard



    Madagascar iguanid



    Skink in moss



    Zonosaurus ornatus lizard




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