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In Case You'd Forgotten, Chameleons Are Amazing

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.11.2015 | Science

Here are a few cool facts about chameleons: They can move their eyes independently, change color at will and shoot out their tongues to twice the leng...

A Fifth Picture Postcard From Kruger National Park, South Africa

Alison Teal | Posted 05.07.2016 | Travel
Alison Teal

After cocktails in the park, we drove back in the dark. I took one flash photo of Tom up in front, shining his flashlight from side to side. Where ...

This Will Show You Just How Badass Chameleons Are

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.08.2015 | Science

Chameleons may be best known for their amazing color-changing ways, but their tongues may be even more amazing. They shoot out at speeds around 13.4 m...

The Freaky Science Behind How Chameleons Change Color

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.11.2015 | Science

Everyone knows that chameleons are the kings of camouflage. But as to the exact process by which these familiar lizards change color to match their en...

The Black Chameleon: Success and Identity

Welansa Asrat, M.D. | Posted 07.20.2014 | Black Voices
Welansa Asrat, M.D.

While there are social and professional advantages of having some chameleon-like qualities, chameleons without an inner core are more vulnerable to bouts of depression and a sense of emptiness.

Bizarre and Beautiful: Five Amazing Creatures Found Only in Madagascar

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

From invisible geckos and colorful chameleons to strange primates and otherworldly insects, here are a few amazing creatures that you may see while visiting what is arguably the most unique country in the world.

This Slow-Motion Video Of A Chameleon Hunting Is Mesmerizing

Posted 12.07.2013 | Green

What happens when the hunter becomes the hunted? Behold the chameleon, one of many enthralling creatures featured in Nat Geo WILD's newest document...

PHOTOS: Adorable Pygmy Chameleon Captured In Stunning Photos

Posted 02.14.2013 | Green

From National Geographic's Mera McGrew: As the sun went down over the southernmost extension of the Great African Rift Valley, Harvard University e...

WATCH: This Chameleon Is Cleaner Than You

Posted 11.20.2012 | Comedy

Look at you, sitting at your computer like it's no big deal. You've probably been there for at least five minutes without cleaning yourself up at a...

Micro Chameleons Are Cute -- and Threatened: Want to Help Them?

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.01.2012 | Science
Mary Ellen Harte

I get frustrated watching nature shows or reading about fascinating habitats that I know are becoming increasingly threatened, with no mention about how threatened they are, and much less (and more importantly) how we can help personally.

PHOTOS: World's Tiniest Chameleon Discovered On Madagascar Island

Posted 02.15.2012 | Green

By: Andrea Mustain on OurAmazingPlanet A species of chameleon small enough to easily perch on a match head has been discovered on a tiny island off...

Tiny Chameleons Use a Different Kind of Camouflage

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

This week's Animal Oddity comes from the island nation of Madagascar in Africa. The diminutive chameleons of the genus Brookesia are some of the smallest lizards, and indeed vertebrates, in existence.

Amazing Camouflage Animals (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

How cool would it be to blend into the background sometimes? These animals use their powers of camouflage to catch prey, to hide from predators, and t...

Could You Spot These 7 Color-Changing Animals? (VIDEO)

WebEcoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Remember the big "Magic Eye" craze a decade or so ago? Here's something way cooler -- a bunch of animals that blend into nature, some of which require...