Anole are usually seen around 8 or 9 inches, but it is possible for them to grow up to 15 inches. Arborial (Tree climbing) lizards. Anole have adhesive lamellae on their foot pads, and sharp claws to help them climb with ease. They are out when it is warm looking for a meal of small insects. Research says the Anole inhibit Southeastern US from eastern Texas to Southern Virginia. And if they live in such a wide range, just watch them in the wild, like I do. They like lots of space, and somewhat territorial. Private Gourley Garden(AnoleHabitat) Smoky Mountains near the Foothills Parkway, in TN!