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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flagCroatia
36%
27%
9%
27%
11
flagItaly
41%
52%
5%
0%
17
flagSpain
30%
30%
20%
20%
10
flagthe United States
55%
39%
1%
3%
114
flagNorway
56%
34%
0%
8%
23
flagFrance
61%
38%
0%
0%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
44%
37%
7%
10%
127
flagGermany
50%
34%
4%
11%
70
flagPoland
55%
22%
4%
16%
5727
flagUnknown
43%
12%
10%
33%
444
flagthe Netherlands
47%
19%
0%
28%
21
flagUkraine
54%
18%
0%
27%
11
flagIndia
70%
15%
10%
5%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
62%
6%
18%
12%
16

Gender

men27%
women22%
to match their surroundings
52%
65%
as a social signal to othe chameleons
23%
20%
their skin change color when pressed
6%
3%
chameleons do not change color
17%
10%

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