Chameleons are some of the most interesting lizards you can own.
Bearded Pygmy ChameleonRhampholeon brevicaudatus
The Bearded Pygmy Chameleon is a small species growing to a maximum size of 8cm. They have two large lobes on their chin, giving them their name.
Pitless Pygmy ChameleonRhampholeon nchisiensis
This is a new species to the hobby and is a great little Pygmy Chameleon, they only reach an adult size of 5-7cm. They are a communal species with males and females living together in low vegetation and on the forest floor and among leaf litter.
Rosette Nosed Pygmy ChameleonRhampholeon spinosum
The Rosette Nosed Pygmy Chameleon is easily distinguished by the disc like shaped tip to the nasal area and the lichen coloured body. This Pygmy Chameleon is relatively large compared to other pygmy species with adults reaching a size of up to 9cm.
Yemen ChameleonChamaeleo calyptratus
The Yemen or Veiled Chameleon as its also known, is one of the best reptiles for beginners. However this species still requires an amount of specialist care.
Crested ChameleonChamaeleo cristatus
The Crested Chameleon is a medium sized chameleon that requires a very high humidity level and a well planted enclosure.
Elliots ChameleonChamaeleo ellioti
The Elliots Chameleon is a small species reaching 17-22cm, head to tip of tail. They range in colour from vivid blue, green or brown with orange or yellow flanks.
Fischers ChameleonKinyongia fischeri
The Fischers Chameleon also known as the Two Horned Chameleon. They are medium sized reaching 30-40cm, males being larger.
Flap Neck ChameleonChamaeleo dilepis
Flap Neck Chameleons are one of the most abundant, inexpensive and commonly imported chameleons.
Four Horned ChameleonChamaeleo quadricornis
The Four Horned Chameleon is a stunning species with males having a large crest and sail fin present along with horns. They are a medium sized chameleons and must be kept in cool conditions.
Green Pygmy ChameleonRhampholeon viridis
The Green Pygmy Chameleon is a stunning little species. Very sort after, these green to brown Chameleons thrive at room temperature and in a well plant, humid terrarium.
Jacksons ChameleonTrioceros jacksonii jacksonii
The Jackson's Chameleon is one of three recognised subspecies. This species is a medium size chameleon and is famous for it's three horns. They are native to Tanzania and Kenya in East Africa
Kenyan Pygmy ChameleonRhampholeon Kerstenii
The Kenyan Pygmy Chameleon can be found living amoung leaf litter on the forest floor and low shurbs.
Mellers ChameleonChamaeleo melleri
The Mellers Chameleon is also known as the Giant One Horned Chameleon; this is the largest species of Chameleon in Africa.
Mount Kilimanjaro Two Horned ChameleonBradypodion tavetanum
The Mount Kilimanjaro Two Horned Chameleon is among the smaller species reaching approx. 20cm. Males have two horns, a higher dorsal crest and are more colourful.
Nguru Pygmy ChameleonRhampholeon acuminatus
The Nguru Pygmy Chameleon is an attractive little species reaching an adult size of approx 9 to 11cm. They have a small disc like shape to the tip of the nose, colouration can vary from shades of brown to vivid green.
Panther ChameleonChamaeleo pardalis
The Panther Chameleon has to be the most stunning and sort after species, especially the males. They are also the second easiest species of Chameleons to own.
Ruwenzori Side Striped ChameleonChamaeleo rudis
The Ruwenzori Side Striped Chameleon is a montane species, inhabiting low bushes and grasses of the alpine zone. They are a vivid green in colour and are an ideal species for beginners.
Side Striped ChameleonChamaeleo bitaeniatus
The Side Striped Chameleon ranges from East Africa including Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, southern Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and northeastern Congo (Zaire).
Taita Blade-Horned ChameleonsKinyongia boehmei
These chameleons grow to lengths of around 20cm and are endemic to the Taita hills in Kenya, Africa. These are rarely available in the hobby.
Uluguru Pygmy ChameleonRhampholeon uluguruensis
The Uluguru Pygmy Chameleon is a small species reaching approx. 5cm. Their colour resembles a wilted leaf with shades of pale to dark brown.
Usambara Pitted Pygmy ChameleonRhampholeon temporalis
The Usambara Pitted Pygmy Chameleon is leaf shaped and reaches sizes of 8-9cm. These can be housed in pairs and kept at 22-25C during the day.
Von Hohnels ChameleonChamaeleo hoehnelii
The Von Hohnels Chameleon is a hardy species reaching an adult size of 10-17cm. They are found Nairobi, Aberdare Mountains, Mountain Kenya and other parts of Africa.
Yellow Crested Jacksons ChameleonTrioceros jacksonii xantholophus
The Yellow Crested Jackson’s Chameleon is the largest of Jackson species reaching an adult size of 18 to 25cm in total length. Three horns are present on males snout, these are lacking in the females.