Scientific name : Chamaeleonidae
Family : Chamaeleonidae
Native to : Africa, Asia and parts of Southern Europe
Interesting fact : The tiniest pygmy chameleons are only 3 cm long.
Conservation status : Many species of
chameleons are considered threatened or endangered The chameleon has so much going on–from changing its body colour to shooting its long, sticky tongue at its prey to moving its eyes in different directions and rotating them at all 360 degrees and the ability to see ultraviolet light. They come in many colours, sizes, with the largest Malagasy giant chameleons being 70 cm long and as many as 180 different species.