For what main reason do chameleons change color?

to match their surroundings
as a social signal to othe chameleons
their skin change color when pressed
chameleons do not change color
Color change in chameleons has various func­tion­s, de­pend­ing on the species, but the most common is social sig­nal­ing. Only few species, such as Smith's dwarf chameleon, also adjust their colors for cam­ou­flage.

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to match their surroundings
as a social signal to othe chameleons
their skin change color when pressed
chameleons do not change color
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flagFrance
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flagthe United Kingdom
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Gender

men29%
women20%
to match their surroundings
60%
69%
as a social signal to othe chameleons
29%
20%
their skin change color when pressed
3%
3%
chameleons do not change color
6%
6%

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