types of chameleons

Explore the fascinating world of chameleons! From the vibrant Panther to the unique Meller’s, learn about the top breeds for your home.


Panther Chameleons, known for their striking color changes, are a top choice for enthusiasts. Ideal for beginners, they require moderate care.


Veiled Chameleons, with their distinctive casques, are hardy and adaptable. They thrive in varied environments, making them great for new owners.


Jackson’s Chameleons are recognized by their three-horned face, resembling mini triceratops. They prefer cooler temperatures and have live births.

Dwarf Jackson’s

Dwarf Jackson’s are smaller, less common but equally fascinating. They're ideal for those with limited space but still want a unique pet.

Ambilobe Panther

Ambilobe Panthers are known for their vivid blues and reds. They require careful humidity and temperature control for optimal health.


Four-Horned Chameleons, with their unique quartet of horns, are a rarity. They need a carefully maintained environment to thrive.


Parson’s Chameleons are among the largest, with a lifespan of up to 20 years. They need a spacious enclosure and consistent care.

Cuban False

Cuban False Chameleons, not true chameleons, are known for their calm demeanor. They are great for those seeking a less demanding reptile pet


Pygmy Chameleons are perfect for small spaces, being one of the smallest species. They mimic dead leaves, offering a unique display.

Bearded Pygmy

Bearded Pygmy Chameleons, with their distinctive beard-like gular crest, are fascinating yet require detailed care and attention.

Usambara Pitted Pygmy

Usambara Pitted Pygmies are tiny and elusive, ideal for experienced owners. They offer a challenge in care but are rewarding.


Carpet Chameleons change colors rapidly and are smaller in size. They're perfect for those who appreciate quick and dynamic color shifts.

Ambanja Panther

Ambanja Panthers are known for their striking blue and green hues. They require attentive care but are a visually stunning choice.