Chameleons In The Captivity


How To Identify Dehydration In Chameleons?

Try the skin fold test! 

Hemipeneal Plug Safe And Non-invasive Removal

Chameleons possess two copulatory organs called hemipenes, situated in deep pockets at the tailbase. In captivity, they sometimes get some issues, this is why it is wise to check the pockets and the hemipenes from time to time. Theninspectionsstarts with turning the Chamaeleon belly up and pulling the skin of the tail base gently down to open the cloacal opening while making a gentle massage of the hemipeneal pocket. If you see a whitish substance appearing in the closcal
Fissurr, it is the hemipeneal plug - aggregated sheds and dead cells of the hemipenis. It is quite dangerous because it can become a substrate for growth of bacteria and fungi and can cause problems for the chameleon, which can lead to sterility or to the necessity to amputate the hemipenis. Therefore, it is necessary to remove this old plug.

Chameleon Bridge Across The Oceans

Discussion about chameleons and people.


Chameleon Tongue Punching


Chameleon tongue shooting


Chameleon "Birth"

A chameleon hatches from the egg


Chameleon Eggs Hatching Process


How to inspect a chameleon


Baby Chameleon Cage


Chameleon hatch assistance


Chameleon Strategy: Run-run-run!


Sexing Meller's Chameleon


Fat Storage And Obesity In Chameleons

An Autopsy Of Heavily Obese Captive Chameleon


Force Hydrating a Chameleon


Chameleon Fecal Parasites Visible

Oxyurids or Roundworms are frequent parasites of wild chameleons. In healthy and well fed specimens, they show very low pathogenicity and are therefore not necessary to treat as a rule, if their invasion is not massive. 

Chameleons Skinny To Obese

How to evaluate the nutritional status of a chameleon on an example of Chamaeleo calyptratus and how to solve obesity?  

Chameleon Care 101:
Gravid (Pregnant) Chameleons & What To Do