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The chameleon is a particular and surely understood types of reptile, because of the huge eyes and twisted tail of the chameleon. Chameleons are found all through wilderness and desert alike, in Africa, Asia and parts of Southern Europe and chameleons have additionally been acquainted with parts of North America. 


There are believed to be in excess of 160 distinct types of chameleon that range from only an inch to in excess of a few feet in size. The modest dwarf leaf chameleon, found in the wildernesses of Madagascar, is the littlest types of chameleon, with certain guys estimating under 3 cm long. 


The biggest types of chameleon, the Malagasy mammoth chameleon, is likewise locally found in the wildernesses of Madagascar and can develop to almost 70 cm long. Parson's chameleon, likewise found in Madagascar can develop to around 65 cm long. 


A few types of chameleon, in spite of the fact that not all, can change the shade of their skin so as to be disguised into their environment. These shading changes in the chameleon's skin shading can incorporate hues, for example, pink, blue, red, orange, green, dark, brown, light blue, yellow and turquoise, all so the chameleon can mix in more effectively. 


The chameleon has uncommon visual perception for a reptile as the structure of the chameleon's eye, enables the chameleon to have total 360 degree vision around its body. This unique adjustment, enables the chameleon to have the option to chase prey and spot predators all the more viably. 


The chameleon is commonly an omnivorous creature, albeit some chameleon species are known to have an increasingly predatory eating regimen, and other chameleon species want to be veggie lovers. A chameleon will for the most part eat anything however including berries, leaves, natural products, creepy crawlies, worms, snails and a portion of the bigger chameleon species will likewise chase little reptiles. 


Because of the by and large little size of the chameleon, they are regularly an ideal objective for hungry predators (when the chameleon can be seen that is). Other tree staying creatures, for example, snakes and feathered creatures are the most well-known predators of the chameleon, alongside certain warm blooded animals. 


So as to cover her eggs to keep them protected and warm, the female chameleon first dives an opening in the timberland floor in which to cover them. The gap can be from 10 to 30 cm profound, yet the profundity of the gap for the most part relies upon the chameleon species. 


The female chameleon at that point lays a grasp of around 20 eggs, despite the fact that the careful number of eggs can shift from only one to almost 100. The chameleon eggs take from 4 a year to incubate, contingent upon the chameleon species. 


Today numerous chameleon species are viewed as compromised with eradication, and other chameleon species are even viewed as imperiled. The declining chameleon numbers are no doubt because of natural surroundings changes, for example, contamination and deforestation.