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Veiled Chameleon

One of our most popular animals is the chameleon. With its distinctive eyes and enormous sticky tongue it really is a magnificent sight. 

Origin / Habitat: Arabian Peninsula in Yemen

Size: Up to 18 inches

Life Span: 10yrs

Diet: Mainly crickets, mantis, grasshopper and other insects

Did you know?

  • Contrary to popular belief, chameleons do not change colour as a camouflage response. Their skin changes colour in response to temperature, light, mood and to communicate
  • Also distinctive are the independently moveable eyes which give chameleons nearly 360 degree vision
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