Tiny chameleon a contender for title of smallest reptile

  • Picture taken in 2012 in Munich, Germany shows a newly discovered species of chameleon which is a contender for the title of world’s smallest reptile. Scientists from Madagascar and Germany called it Brookesia nana, said the male appeared is just 13.5 millimeters big. (AP Poto/Frank Glaw)

BERLIN — It fits on a human fingertip, but this chameleon could make a big splash.