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Smallest. Reptile. EVAR.

Brookesia micra on a matchhead Four new species of leaf chameleon, genus Brookesia, are described in a new article published this week. Brookesia are tiny lizards; these species are even tinier: “The newly described Brookesia micra reaches a maximum snout-vent length in males of 16 mm, and its total length in both sexes is less than 30 mm, ranking it among the smallest amniote vertebrates in the world.” Via National Geographic News.