The birth of a chameleon

Most chameleon species give birth of their young through eggs. The eggs are deposited somewhere and the chameleon mother does not look after them. Some other species also produce eggs, but those stay inside the mother until the baby is […read more…]

Anatomy of a chameleon

This website is about the Veiled Chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus. Other names for this species are Jemen chameleon or Yemen Chameleon. Body size and skeleton An adult veiled chameleon will reach a size of 50 cm for males or 40 cm for females. This […read more…]

Development of chameleons

A chameleon is born out of an egg, like all reptiles. The eggs are not like eggs of birds: reptile eggs are leather-like and not rigid, and do not break as easily as chicken eggs. The egg of a chameleon hatches […read more…]

Behavior of veiled chameleons

A veiled chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus is a pretty calm animal. It will not make any sudden moves and cannot walk that fast. Just to trick you though, they will walk much slower when they know they are being watched than when […read more…]