This article is about the creature known as a Chameleon. For other uses see Chameleon (disambiguation).
A chameleon is a small lizard with the ability to mimic other creatures. It can only mimic a creature's appearance. It is unable to mimic a creature's actual abilities. In times of danger, it will try to mimic a more threatening creature. Examples include a stingray beetle, a stench-puffer, a fiery salamander, and a basilisk.