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Nguru Spiny Pygmy Chameleon (Rhampholeon acuminatus)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 222529461

Befriending the Critically Endangered Nguru Spiny Pygmy Chameleon (Rhampholeon acuminatus): Assessing the Abundance, Distribution and Threats to its Conservation

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 222529461) - Nguru Spiny Pygmy Chameleon  - Awarded $8,300 on October 19, 2022

The overall objective of this project is to assess the current population and distribution of the Critically Endangered and Endemic Rhampholeon acuminatus. Also, the project will develop the action plan for the conservation of this unique species as well as the management of its habitat. More specifically, the project aims at collecting reliable data that will help to answer some of the questions about the population size, distribution, treats to the existence of this endemic species and associated recognized data gaps by the IUCN red list.

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