MadSci Network: Zoology

Re: What is the red sack under the chamelions throat that they puff out?

Date: Sun Jul 11 06:37:31 1999
Posted By: Bryan Grieg Fry, Grad student, Biochemistry, 3D Centre
Area of science: Zoology
ID: 930063921.Zo

Sorry I took so long to answer, been swamped with the snake research.  The 
'chameleon' you are referring to is the anole (Anolis carolinis) commonly 
found in the SE US (and just about every pet store) and is also called the 
American chameleon.  The red sack is used in mating rituals to attract 


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