Old world Chameleons??

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

  1. Tateg

    Tateg New Member

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

    kenya New Member

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

    Tateg New Member

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

    yoza717 New Member

    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

    jumpingspider66 New Member

    I learn so much about these chameleons.

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