All posts in "Chamaeleonidae"
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Why Do Chameleons Change Colors?

By Snaketracks / September 24, 2020

Why Do Chameleons Change Colors? Chameleons have a reputation for their ability to change color. But, why do chameleons change colors? How does color change work? And what can we learn from this amazing ability? Where Does The Basic Coloration In The Skin Of Chameleons Come From? The skin of a chameleon contains yellow pigments, […]

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Types Of Chameleon

By Snaketracks / August 31, 2020

Species Of Chameleon There are many different Types Of Chameleons in the world (202 species) and they all vary greatly in size, shape, and color. Most people find chameleons (or chameleons) astonishing and mysterious. Astonishing because of their capability of changing color – a mechanism that is not just meant to camouflage and helping at evading predators, […]

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Jackson’s Chameleon (Trioceros jacksonii)

By Snaketracks / August 31, 2020

Jackson’s Chameleon (Trioceros jacksonii) Care Guide The Jackson’s Chameleon is a species of chameleon native to East Africa. In recent years it has also been introduced via the pet trade to Hawaii, Florida, and California. In Hawaii, it is considered an invasive species because it is deleterious for some native insects. Jackson’s Chameleon care might be […]

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Carpet Chameleon (Furcifer lateralis)

By Snaketracks / August 31, 2020

Carpet Chameleon (Furcifer lateralis) Care The Carpet Chameleon is a species of chameleon endemic to Madagascar. It was described in 1831 by John Edward Gray. They are one of the most colorful of all chameleon species! Even if some people won’t agree, Carpet Chameleon care is not more challenging than other species’ care. Carpet Chameleons […]

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Panther Chameleon (Furcifer pardalis)

By Snaketracks / August 31, 2020

Panther Chameleon Care Sheet The Panther Chameleon is a species of chameleon found in the eastern and northern parts of Madagascar. Additionally, it has been introduced to Réunion and Mauritius. Panther Chameleons became highly desired by chameleon hobbyists since first imported from Madagascar to the U.S. in the 1980s. However, even if prized for their dazzling […]

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Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus)

By Snaketracks / August 31, 2020

Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus) Care Sheet The Veiled Chameleon is a large chameleon species found in the mountain regions of Yemen and Saudi Arabia where there is very little water. This chameleon has also been introduced via the pet trade in Hawaii, where it is considered an invasive species. There is a breeding population established […]

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Hawaiian Lizards (7 Species)

By Snaketracks / July 27, 2020

Lizards In Hawaii All Hawaiian Lizards are common ones which were introduced species. One lizard that was native to Hawaii, the cooper striped blue-tailed skink, also known as Hawaiian skink (Emoia impar) was declared extinct in 2013 but the last confirmed sighting in the state of Hawaii was on the Na Pali coast of Kauai […]