Chameleons In The Wild

Author: Petr Nečas 

Fog Drinking In Chameleons

How chameleons hydrate in the wild

The Gentle Giant of Usambara, the Meller's Chameleon, Trioceros melleri

On a search for the Meller's Chameleon in Tanzania. 

Chameleons run run run

Chameleons disperse in the environment after hatch through vigorous running for several hours to disperse in the environment.

Chameleons Can Shoot A Fly From The Air

Chameleons catch prey with their tongue, flying insects, capable of hooping, they cam shoot directly from the air.

Kinyongia tenuis From E Usambara Mts, Tanzania

The Soft Nosed Usambara Chameleon, Kinyongia tenuis exhibits a remarkable behavior... 

Chameleons Predate On Chameleons

Within one species, the cases of cannibalism are quite rare, but amongst different species, it can happen that the bigger one eats the smaller one.
Based on fecal analyse, remnants of Rieppeleon brevicaudatus were found in the faeces of Trioceros deremensis. The niches of these forest dwellers clearly overlap e.g. in E Usambara Mountains or in Uluguru Mountains in Tanzania. When incidentally exposed to a large female of T. deremensis, a male of R. brevicaudatus got stressed and started "pancaking"... The reaction was recorded and the exposure timely interrupted. 

Oman, Arabian Chameleon Biotope: Clouds, Hydration, Khareef

Chameleon Fog Hydration On Atlantic Coast Of Morocco

The Arabian Chameleon In Fog 

Chameleon In The Fog

Chameleons spend nights by much lower temperatures than at daytime and often breathing in fog... Here Kinyongia tenuis, E Usambara Mts., Tanzania 

Chameleons Are Predators

Chameleon prey and its seizure please beware graphic content... 

Quest for Kinyonga Kubwa, the Meller's Chameleon

The biotope of the biggest continental chameleon, Trioceros melleri 

Chameleons In The Wind

Chameleons are capable of siting in heavy wind on fast Moving branches very easily. Their string grip is caused by special structure of their skeletal muscles containing more static fibers than dynamic ones. Report that chameleons fall in terrariums are therefore a clear indication of weak health or wrong age interior, a healthy chameleon can never fall.

Chameleons Feed On Bees And Wasps

Bees and Wasps as natural food for chameleons the sweet and bitter truth.

How Chameleons Feed

Chameleons use for catching the prey, insects, their long projecting tongue