Gallery description : chameleon

Chameleon (chamaeleonidae) is a reptile type animal. It lives in tropical forests and desert. The animal weights about 0.01kg - 2kg (0.02lbs - 4.4lbs) and lives for 4 - 8 years. Snakes, birds, mammals predators are the dangerous creatures for chameleons. See the table below for more facts.

Facts about chameleons
NameChameleon
Size (L)2.8cm - 68.5cm (1.1in - 27in)
TypeReptile
Scientific NameChamaeleonidae
Conservation StatusThreatened
OrderSquamata
Average Clutch Size20
DietOmnivore
Top Speed35km/h (21mph)
PredatorsSnakes, birds, mammals
Skin TypeScales
FamilyChamaeleonidae
LifestyleSolitary
HabitatTropical forests and desert
ColourGreen, brown, black, yellow, red, tan
Distinctive FeaturesExceptional vision and ability to change skin colour
Weight0.01kg - 2kg (0.02lbs - 4.4lbs)
KingdomAnimalia
Main PreyInsects, snails, leaves
Life Span4 - 8 years
ClassReptilia
PhylumChordata
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Description Chameleon. baby chameleon crawls on a branch at the zoo in Chemnitz, Germany ...
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