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... More »

Female chameleons lay between 12 and 80 eggs per clutch, with most species laying between 40 and 50. The female buries the eggs in moist soil or sand and the sun warms the eggs until they are ready to hatch. More »

There are over 150 chameleon species in the world, ranging in size from the large Parson's and veiled chameleons to the smaller jeweled and Jackson's chameleons. While chameleons are native to the continents of Africa, A... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Lizards

A baby veiled chameleon is an immature member of one of about 80 species of true chameleons. They're able to change colors depending upon their surroundings or emotional state. A baby veiled chameleon is usually pastel g... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Lizards

The two main predators of chameleons are the fiscal shrike and the boomslang. The fiscal shrike is a bird that catches its prey and throws it onto plant thorns before eating it. The boomslang is a venomous tree snake tha... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Lizards

Egg-laying chameleons usually lay eggs three to six weeks after mating. The eggs hatch in four to 12 months, but eggs of the rare Parson's chameleon may take 24 months to hatch. Live-bearing species give birth four to si... More » explains that chameleons eat a variety of fruits, including apples, strawberries, mangoes, papayas and raspberries. Chameleons also eat vegetables such as carrots and squash as well leafy greens, such as k... More »