Animals: Chameleons

As pets, ornaments and toys, chameleons are more popular in the U. S. than any other reptile. Like hot dogs or lollipops, they are peddled in great numbers by circuses, fairs and carnivals, mostly to people who have no idea how to feed and water them. This wholesale trade was last week giving some concern to the U. S. Department of Agriculture, because it has been found that chameleons help Florida celery growers by eating destructive caterpillars and moths, and the Department now believes that they help suppress insect pests on other truck crops...

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