Discovered in 2010, Tarzan’s chameleon (pictured) got its name partly “in the hope it would be a clarion ‘Tarzan’ call for conservation,” according to the book. But slash-and-burn agriculture in the reptile’s rain forest habitat in eastern Madagascar may silence that goal, the book said. There are solutions: for instance, locals could invest in ecotourism of the chameleon and other wildlife, which would limit the need to destroy the forest.
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