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post #1 of 18 Old 11-12-2009, 10:33 PM Thread Starter
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So... I Bought A New Pet Today!!

I bought a female baby Chameleon today, with everything. Since Im good friends with the petstore owner, I got a discount on EVERYTHING!
I call her Emmie, (For Emerald lol)

Shes a real sweet heart. I will post pictures of her soon, aswell as her enclosure :)
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post #2 of 18 Old 11-12-2009, 11:00 PM
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Chameleons are so cool. Can't wait to see pictures!
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post #3 of 18 Old 11-12-2009, 11:06 PM
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Awww, i remember in hawaii there were jackson chameleons everywhere. there was this itty bitty brown one that i remember in particular, no bigger than my pinky. so cute :)
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post #4 of 18 Old 11-13-2009, 12:43 AM Thread Starter
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Picture 005.jpg

Not the best pictures, since they are off my webcam, but this is Emmie and her cage.
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post #5 of 18 Old 11-13-2009, 01:49 AM
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Aww that is soo cool! I'm a bit jealous =]

"Blame it on my wild heart."


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post #6 of 18 Old 11-14-2009, 10:48 AM Thread Starter
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emmie.jpg

emmie 005.jpg

emmie 007.jpg

Since I bought a new digital camera yesterday, here are a few better pictures :)
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post #7 of 18 Old 11-14-2009, 11:24 AM
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Chameleons have a tendency to be high maintenance. I've never seen anyone keep one in a glass cage. Something about their reflection stressing them out?
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post #8 of 18 Old 11-14-2009, 11:37 AM
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Gorgeous! I use to have a chameleon named Swirly (for the swirly tail), and he was a great little pet! Be very careful about their healthy though; the little suckers are really, really easy to kill.
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post #9 of 18 Old 11-14-2009, 01:20 PM
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Do they get any bigger? Assuming you don't kill them with ignorance, how long do they usually live?
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post #10 of 18 Old 11-14-2009, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah they are high maintenence. I plan on putting repti turf on the sides so she cant see her reflection, and also has something else to climb on. She will also be moved into a mesh type enclosure when shes older and bigger. Yes, I understand they are high maintenence, but I did all my research before I bought her. Ive been thinking of one for a long time.

They do get bigger, yes, shes about a third grown, and they can live to be upwards of 5 years, but like any animal, that can vary.
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