Chameleon’s have always been on my “someday” list. At the Reptile Super Show in Pomona last month, my daughter and I picked up a little female veiled chameleon, Chamaeleo calyptratus, at the auction to benefit USARK. We absolutely love her! Anna has named her Leafy.
I have been remiss in introducing her anywhere because I have had a very hard time getting pictures of her. I did get a couple of pictures a week or so after we brought her home. Whenever I try to take pictures, she is either hiding, shedding, or she runs away as soon as she sees the camera. She was up front yesterday, so I took a couple pictures even though she’s currently shedding. As I was formatting the pictures from yesterday, I went back to the ones from Jan 20. Wow! She sure has grown over the last month!
Here she is on January 20. Look at how tiny she was!
February 22 – all fired up because she hates the camera! Look how big she’s gotten!
And Yesterday, just finishing up that shed.
This is her typical response to the camera – run, run away!!