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Are chameleons endangered?

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According to the National Wildlife Federation, there are over 180 different species of chameleons and only a few are in immediate danger of becoming extinct. Destroying a chameleon’s natural habitat is the biggest threat to its existence.

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Are chameleons endangered?
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Another threat to the chameleon is when an individual catches a chameleon in hopes of turning it into a pet. These reptiles usually die before or shortly after they make it into a person’s home. Chameleons prefer to live in forests or in the scrub lands where they can crawl around in bushes and trees.

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