Old world Chameleons??

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tateg, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. Tateg

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    just wondering why most chameleons are called old world chameleons? are there new world chameleons??
    Thanks in advance
     
  2. kenya

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    New world chameleons are American anoles and false chameleons are the pygmies.
     
  3. Tateg

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    ok thanks, would the Hawaiian Jackson's be new world chams??
     
  4. yoza717

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    No, they are still Old World since they are not a native species. Jacksons were imported and got release/escaped and thrived in Hawaii's tropical enviorment.
     
  5. jumpingspider66

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    I learn so much about these chameleons.
     

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