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Panther Chameleon

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Contents

Taxonomy

Order: Squamata
Family: Chamaeleonidae
Genus: Furcifer
Species: F. pardalis

Introduction

The panther chameleon is native to the island of Madagascar. This species of chameleon lives in a semi-humid to humid environment, and can also be found in Reunion and Mauritius.

Difficulty

Basic Info

Size

Male panther chameleons can grow up to (around) 15-18 inches, while females stay at a smaller size, generally around 9-14 inches.

The male will often weigh somewhere between 150 to 260 grams, while the females range from around 35 to 80 grams.

Lifespan

5+ years in captivity

Handling

Housing

Substrate

Temperature

Humidity

Lighting

Feeding

Diet

Supplements

Hydration

Advanced

Sexing

Breeding

Conclusion

References

Websites

Books

Author

This article was originally written by rwagoner. View other articles by rwagoner. Please note that others may have contributed to this article.

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