THREATS TO THEIR EXISTENCE

2022-01-01T08:00:00.0000000Z

2022-01-01T08:00:00.0000000Z

Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp

https://manilabulletin.pressreader.com/article/283412015053477

ANIMAL APPEAL

Nano Chameleons live in northern Madagascar where they are at risk of deforestation and habitat loss. In addition, poverty in the region has contributed to a more widespread forest clearing to make room for agricultural lands that locals believe to be more productive without considering the welfare of the local wildlife population. According to NASA, about 94% of Madagascar’s forest has been deforested. This puts the Nano Chameleon at risk of extinction because their size means that they cover fewer territories in the rainforest, and those are gradually getting destroyed by human activities.

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