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n African Journal of Herpetology - Predation on chameleons in Madagascar : a review - : short communication

Volume 58, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2156-4574
  • E-ISSN: 2153-3660
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Abstract

We reviewed the diet of nocturnal and diurnal chameleon predators on Madagascar from the available literature and identified 28 species. Diurnal raptors were the main predators of chameleons, although the literature was biased towards birds and probably underestimated predation by other animals, notably snakes. (Accipitridae) and (Falconidae) are the principal avian predators of spp. and spp. and the (Brachypteraciidae) of spp.

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2009-12-01
2020-12-04

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