Veiled Chameleons are hardy pets suitable for a first-time Chameleon keeper. Their helmets, called “casques”, give them a striking appearance. Like other Chameleons, their colors can change shade to adapt to their environment.
Other Animal Facts
Yemen and Saudi Arabia
Many combinations of green, yellow, white, red, tan, orange, or even blue; can change color based on their mood and habitat
Needs a basking spot of 90-100°F, and an ambient temperature of 70-80°F
Can be gently handled, but like other chameleons they are best suited to being watched for their fun colors and antics.
Eats mainly crickets.
House alone in a screen cage, with non-toxic plants and branches for climbing.
Size & Lifespan
Adults are about 2 feet in length (male) and 18 inches (female). Can live 6-8 years (male) and 4-6 years (female).