Animals
Ants
Bats
Bees
Beetles
Canary
Chameleon
Cheetah
Chimpanzee
Cougar
Cows
Crab
Crocodile
Crow/Raven
Deer
Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
Dolphins
Duck
Eagles
Elephant
Flamingo
Fox
Frogs
Giraffe
Goat
Goldfish
Great White Shark
Grizzly Bear
Hamster
Hippopotamus
Horses
Kangaroo


More......


























WHAT IS A CHAMELEON?

Chameleons are lizards known for their ability to change colors. But contrary to papular belief, the chameleon does not change its color to match its background. It changes as a result of its mood, the temperature, or light conditions.



Most Chameleons have brown or green as their main color, but they can trun to an off-white, yellow, or light green. When they are cold, their color is lighter than when they are warm.

 













Page1 | Page2 | Page3 | Page4


In Association with art.com
Buy this poster at art.com

In Association with art.com
Buy this poster at art.com

In Association with art.com
Buy this poster at art.com
CHEAP PRICES ON POSTERS!








































Dreamcast - Playstation - Gambling - Gameboy - Online Games - Pokemon

Additional Search Terms:
Dinosaurs Toys
Lego Sports



Chameleon is the common name for certain lizards that are well known for their ability to change colors. The chameleon changes color when it is frightened, under stress, or because of changes in light, temperature, and other environmental changes. The color change is caused by hormones that affect certain pigment-containing cells in the skin of the chameleon. Contrary to popular belief, its color doesn't always change to match its surroundings.

The chameleon has a remarkably long, sticky tongue, which is very useful in obtaining food. A chameleon's tounge darts into the air to catch insects. Its body is unusually shape and most chameleons are specially adapted to living in trees. The chameleon has long, thin legs that raise it from the ground and its toes are divided into opposable sets of two and three digits that make it easier to grasp branches instead of clinging to them with claws. The strong, curled tail is adapted to grasping. Many chameleons have large domed heads, and males may have as many as three horns which are sometimes used for combat.

The chameleon has a short neck that is of limited mobility; however, the eyes are big and can move independently of each other in many directions. The chameleon has no external tympanic membrane. Chameleons range in size from a few centimeters to 63 cm (25 in). More than 100 species of chameleons exist.


MORE INFORMATION ON THE NEXT PAGE

| Privacy Policy | Home | E-Mail | Disclaimer |
© 2001-2006 Fun Group Inc.