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Breeding and offspring

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Rearing offspring

When you successfully mated your chameleons, the female laid her eggs also successfully and egg incubations went well, it is time for the juveniles to hatch and thus you have to rear the offspring....
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Hatching

Hatching Chameleon keepers still discuss what provokes a clutch to hatch simultaneously. Changes in barometric pressure as it is the case with beginning, on-going precipitation may play a role. Depending on the species, a...
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Using an Egg Monitor

With an egg monitor, the pulse of an embryo still in the egg can be measured during incubation. Originally the Egg Monitor was developed for bird eggs. Most chameleon eggs are significantly smaller than...
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Incubation of eggs

Successful breeding of a chameleon species is the goal of many engaged chameleon keepers. Only who breeds chameleons can help a species survive and last in captivity. Additionally, captive-bred chameleons decrease the demand for...
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Gravidity and egg deposition

Gravidity A successful mating between female and male of a chameleon species is followed by gravidity. Right after mating, the female usually does not want to be with the male anymore. In Madagascar, mating...

The mating

How old should a chameleon be for first mating? Generally, sexual maturity in chameleons is determined by weight rather than age. A quickly grown chameleon female might be much earlier receptive than a slowly...