Yemen Chameleon (types of chameleons)
Yemen Chameleon is a species of chameleon.
Most Yemen Chameleon lives in the mountains of Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
Another name for this species of chameleon is Veiled chameleon.
Veiled chameleon size :
The male is 43 to 61 centimeters long from the snout to the tip of the tail.
The female is shorter, no more than about 35 centimeters, but it has a thicker body.
Both sexes have a casque on the head which grows larger as the chameleon matures, reaching about 5 centimeters in the largest adults.
Veiled chameleon color:
- Newly hatched young are pastel green in color and develop stripes as they grow.
- Adult females are green with white, orange, yellow, or tan mottling.
- Adult males are brighter with more defined bands of yellow or blue and some mottling.
Veiled chameleon changing color :
Coloration can be affected by several factors, including social status.
In experimental conditions, young veiled chameleons reared in isolation are darker and duller in color than those raised with other individuals.
Females change color across their reproductive cycles.
Chameleons also change color when stressed.
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