CHAMELEON

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Did you know there are about 202 species of chameleons in the world described as on June 2015.

They are found in various colors and sizes, and many species has the ability to changes color.

Click here to watch a video of chameleon changing color.

Smallest Chameleon

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Brookesia micra is a species of chameleon from the islet of Nosy Hara in Antsiranana, Madagascar. As of 14 February 2012 , it is the smallest known chameleon and among the smallest reptiles. In length, adult Brookesia micra can grow up to 29 mm (1.1 in).

These can also change color under stress.

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Largest Chameleon

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The largest chameleon in the world, Parson’s chameleon belongs to a unique family of lizards exhibiting some bizarre traits. With a large, triangular head, conical, independently-moving eyes, laterally compressed body, and fused toes, the chameleon has looks as strange as its behavior.

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