Chamaeleo calyptratus

Size:1 - 2'
Weight:3 - 6 oz
Geographic Distribution:Saudi Arabia and Yemen
Habitat:Forests, grasslands, and shrublands
Diet:Insects and leaves
Status in the Wild:Least Concern
Location:Reptiles and Birds

This arboreal chameleon is non venomous, and has a diet consisting of insects and leaves. When threatened, a veiled chameleon curls up, darkens in color, and pretends to be dead until the threat has passed.