The parsons chameleon for sale is among the largest chameleons in the world. It is commonly green and endemic to the country of Madagascar. The French naturalist Georges Baron de Cuvier named the parsons chameleon for sale to honor eminent British physician James Parsons. It has two recognized subspecies – the common Calumma p. parsonii and the rarer Calumma p. cristifer. This particular chameleon species is also extremely popular as a pet. It is one of the few chameleons to be legally exported.
Description of the parsons chameleon
Size: Height: 27 in (68 cm) Weight: 1.54 pounds (700 g)
Face and Eyes: parsons chameleon for sale has a few nasal appendages, with the males having a forked nose. Their bulging eyes are bright orange, contrasting with their green skin. They have a discernable yellow lip.
Body and coloration: The parson’s chameleon for sale is easily recognizable thanks to its odd shape and rough skin. They are generally green in color, with the shades differing in both the sexes, while other variants are morphs. Females appear smaller than their male counterparts having a yellowish, brownish, or greenish body. In contrast, the males are fully green or turquoise.
Diet of the parson’s chameleon
They are omnivores, eating plants, insects, and some small birds.
Lifespan of the parson’s chameleon
The parson’s chameleon for sale thrives for long, males surviving for about 9 years and females for 8 years. The longest lifespan recorded has been 12 years in the wild and 14 years in captivity.
Behavior of the parson’s chameleon
They appear docile, mostly indifferent and unconcerned about things happening around them. However, the males, could turn aggressive and territorial during the courtship phase.
The parson’s chameleon for sale regulates its temperature by basking in the sun for about 20 minutes before moving to shade.
Like all chameleons, this one too can change its color to match its surroundings. These can be due to external stimuli like light sensitivity and temperature or internal reasons like hormonal changes, physical health, and sexual maturity.
They use their tail for several different purposes, including, but not limited to, clinging to trees, communication, and warding off aggressive males.
This chameleon is arboreal, mostly staying on trees. However, when they lay their eggs, the females dig burrows on the ground using their fore-feet.
- Calumma parsonii
- Field Collected
- Males Available
- Approximately 14-15 Inches In Length
- Masters Of Duisguise, Will Change Color To Blend Into Its Surroundings To Hide From Predators And Surprise Prey
- Precision Hunters Feeding On Large Calcium Dusted Insects Regularly