By Cameron Healy and TJ Peck

The Chameleon's Classification

Kingdom: Anamalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilla

Order: Squamata

Family: Chamaeleonidae

Species: Chamaeleonidae

Common Name: Chameleon

Description of Chameleon

  • Vary in size up to 15mm
  • Main color is musk green
  • Horn like head
  • Males more ornamented than female
  • Tongues curl in mouth
  • When threatened will change color

Where the Chameleons lives and the different colors

The Life of a Chameleon

The Chameleon lives from 5-10 years and grow up to 30cm. The female chameleon stays pregnant for 3-6 weeks and lays up to 100 eggs. The egg takes up to 1 year to hatch. They reproduce sexually, male to female.