They catch insects on the ground or snatch them out of the air.
They usually run after their prey but also sometimes may leap to catch insects.
It does occasionally catch insects on the wing as well.
This is counter to what would be expected from the method of catching insects.
They wait on a high perch and fly out to catch insects in flight.
They wait on a perch at the top of a tree and fly out to catch insects in flight.
This gives the chameleon the ability to catch insects some distance away.
The feathers could also have been used as a trap to catch insects or other prey.
They can catch insects as much as every 2 seconds and increase their mass by 25% in only half an hour.
Ideas come from scary experiences they had as kids, catching insects, and so forth.