This chameleon is re­ally happy that his head glows like that. Find out why!

Glow­ing bone helps cam­ou­flage cham­pion find a mate.

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In 2017, sci­en­tists dis­cov­ered that UV light causes blue, glow­ing pat­terns on the chameleon’s skull. Small bone ”lumps” ab­sorb the short wave light, reemit­ting it at a longer, vis­i­ble wave­length. The light helps the crea­ture find a mate.

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