Cuban Knight Anole


Common name : Knight anole, Chipojo

Scientific name : Anolis equestris

Family : Polychrotidae

Native to : Cuba

Interesting fact : Their threat-display includes standing high on limbs, gaping, turning green, bobbing their heads and puffing up their bodies with air.

Conservation status : Not Assessed This largest anole is a brilliant green colour. The male has a pink fold of skin under the throat and yellow markings on head and shoulders. They can change colour with their moods. Strictly tree-dwellers, they are adapted with long claws and sticky toe pads. Active by day, they eat other anoles, insects and lizards.

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