Scientists find the world’s smallest reptile that fits on the fingertip

Scientists have identified the Earth’s smallest known reptile, warning at the same time that sustained destruction of forests in northern Madagascar threatens its survival. Tiny enough to perch comfortably on a fingertip, the ultra-compact chameleon, dubbed Brookesia nana has the same proportions and world-weary expression as its larger cousins around the world. “We discovered it […]