Panther chameleons live in northern and eastern Madagascar. This tropical climate is hot, humid, and has cyclones (like hurricanes). They live in smaller trees lower to the ground under the shady canopy. Some scientists think that in the future there will be more cyclones there, and this might change the climate. There would be more rain, so it might be more humid. This might be good for the chameleons. But wind might knock over trees, especially after all that rain. The rain would loosen the ground, so tree roots may not be able to get a good grip in the soil. The smaller trees (the ones that the panther chameleons live in) would be more exposed to predators. The chameleons may develop defensive spikes because more predators might see them without the taller trees. They also may get smaller because it will be easier to hide in the trees.
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