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Range DescriptionThis chameleon is endemic to the island of Madagascar where it is known to occur in the east and north east (Glaw and Vences 2007), ranging from Ranomafana in the south (Jenkins et al. 1999) to Anjanaharibe Sud in the north (Rakotomalala and Raselimanana 2003). Known sites include Ambohitantely (Glaw and Vences 2007), Angavo-Anjozorobe corridor (Jenkins et al. 2003, Raselimanana and Andrianampoinimerina 2007), Analamazaotra, Mantadia, Vohidrazana (Rakotondravony 2004) and Marojejy (Andreone et al. 2009). Animals have been found between 875 m and 1,200 m elevation (Rakotomalala and Raselimanana 2003), and the chameleon's extent of occurrence is estimated to be around 43,865 km².