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What Is A Chameleon

What Is A Chameleon? + HD Photo

What Is A Chameleon?

Here is some interesting information about the chameleon.

Chameleon Species:

Chameleons are a distinctive and highly specialized clade of Old World lizards with 202 species. the chameleon also called chamaeleons.

What Is A Chameleon

Chameleon Changing Color:

These species come in a range of colors, and many species have the ability to change colors.

What Is A Chameleon?

Chameleons are distinguished by their zygodactylous feet;

  • their very long
  • highly modified
  • rapidly extrudable tongues
  • their swaying gait and crests or horns on their brow and snout

Most species, the larger ones in particular, also have a prehensile tail.

What Is A Chameleon?

Chameleon Eyes:

Chameleons’ eyes are independently mobile, but in aiming at a prey item, they focus forward in coordination, affording the animal stereoscopic vision.

Chameleons are adapted for climbing and visual hunting.

What Is A Chameleon?

Where Do Chameleons Live:

They live in warm habitats that range from rain forest to desert conditions, various species occurring in Africa, Madagascar, southern Europe, and across southern Asia as far as Sri Lanka.

They also have been introduced to Hawaii, California, and Florida, and often are kept as household pets.

What Is A Chameleon

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Panther Chameleon

How Many Chameleon Species Are There?

How Many Chameleon Species Are There?

Chameleon species are very diverse, 202 species of chameleon has been identified.

These species come in a variety of colors, and many species have the power to alter colors.

Most species, the larger ones in particular, also have a prehensile tail.

Here we want to introduce Chameleon species known:

Veiled Chameleon:

Veiled chameleon - Chameleon Species

  • Length (male):   35–60 cm
  • Length (female):   25–33 cm
  • Color:    Green and light colors
  • Lifespan (years):   about 5

Veiled Chameleon + Pictures

Chameleon Species

Jackson’s Chameleon:

Jackson's Chameleon - Chameleon Species

  • Length (male):   23–33 cm
  • Length (female):   25–33 cm
  • Color:    Green and light colors
  • Lifespan (years):   5–10

Jackson’s Chameleon Facts

 

Panther Chameleon:

Panther Chameleon - Chameleon Species

  • Length (male):   38–53 cm
  • Length (female):   23–33 cm
  • Color:    Darker colors
  • Lifespan (years):   about 5 (2–3 for birthing females)

Panther Chameleon Facts + Pictures

 

Bearded Pygmy Chameleon:

Bearded Pygmy Chameleon - Chameleon Species

  • Length (male):   5–8 cm
  • Length (female):   5–8 cm
  • Color:    Brown, beige, green
  • Lifespan (years):   about 3–5

 

Spectral Pygmy Chameleon:

Spectral Pygmy Chameleon  - Chameleon Species
Photo: flchams.com
  • Length (male):   8–10 cm
  • Length (female):    5–10 cm
  • Color:    Tan and gray
  • Lifespan (years):    3–5

Usambara Pitted Pygmy Chameleon:

Usambara Pitted Pygmy Chameleon - Chameleon Species

  • Length (male):   6–10 cm
  • Length (female):    5–9 cm
  • Color:    Gray and brown
  • Lifespan (years):    5–11

 

Special Offer:

If you plan to buy a Chameleon or if you are already a chameleon, we suggest you click on the link below:

Chameleon Care Guide