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Compose a 1250 words assignment on foraging behavior among the chameleon species. Needs to be plagiarism free! There are more than 200 known species with varying morphological and behavioral characteristics though most are considered to be under threat of extinction or endangered. Chameleons are predominantly omnivorous though some species exhibit more preference for carnivorous diet while others are more herbivorous. Some smaller species are preyed upon by some predators like birds and snake making them. Chameleons have a unique feeding strategy due to the wide variety of diets and foraging habits. Aerts Herrel, Meyers, and Nishikawa observed that the retraction of the chameleon tongue pad creates suction on the prey and enhances adhesion of the tongue (3262). This report focuses on the foraging behavior of the chameleon.