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Chameleon facts

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1. Chameleon comes from a family of reptiles from the group of lizards.

2. Chameleons are famous for their ability to change color, long tongue and original body shapes.

Author: AC

3. Chameleon from Greek is a lion on earth.

4. Chameleon has a graceful tail and fingers joined in a kind of pliers, which hold onto the branches

5. Chameleon’s eyes move independently of each other, so that everyone can look in a different direction.

6. Chameleons hunt by quickly throwing a sticky tongue at a distance of a dozen or so centimeters.

7. Contrary to popular opinion, chameleons do not adjust the color to the surroundings.

Author: Paulina

8. Chameleon’s color changes with the change of physical and emotional state

Author: Paulina

9. The chameleon’s color is also dependent on the temperature when it is 25 degrees its skin is greener when it is cooler about 10 degrees then it turns gray.

10. The length of the chameleon’s tongue exceeds the length of his body.

11. The largest chameleons bear up to 100j. They bury them in the sand, where the young hatch depending on the species after 4-12 months.

12. At the end of the tongue, the chameleon is a sticky goo that makes it easier to hunt.

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13. The smallest chameleon – Brokesia micra is only 3 cm long. He lives in Madagascar.

14. The largest chameleon – The giant chameleon reaches a body length of about 100 cm.

Author: Tomek

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Chameleon questions

Where are the chameleons?

Chameleons are found in Africa and Madagascar.

Answer: Paulina


What length is the chameleon?

Chameleon is up to 60cm long.

Answer: Paulina / Karol


How much does a chameleon weigh?

Chameleon weighs about 1 kg.

Answer: Paulina


What do chameleons eat?

Chameleons mainly feed on insects and spiders.

Answer: Paulina / Karol


How many chameleons live?

Chameleons live about 5 years.

Answer: Paulina / Karol


Why does the chameleon change color?

Contrary to what it may seem, the chameleon does not change color to blend in with the surroundings, just to communicate the mood change.

Answer: Mati


In how many ways, colors of chameleons change color?

On its chameleon skin are nano-crystals, which, depending on the mood, reflect light waves in different ways. When the chameleon is calm, the nano-crystals are compacted and then take on a darker, blue color. When it is excited, then the structure of the nano-crystals relaxes and the reflected light is red or yellow.

Answer: Marta