My panther chameleons tongue is hanging out all of the way and is way down at the bottom of his cage. What should I do

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Customer: my panther chameleons tongue is hanging out all of the way and is way down at the bottom of his cage. What should I do to help him?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your panther?
Customer: He seemed fine just yesterday but this morning I went to go feed him and noticed his head is facing down with his entire tongue drooping down.
JA: What is the head's name and age?
Customer: James and 1 year old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about James?
Customer: I do not think so.
Answered by Anna in 2 hours 5 years ago
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Hello and welcome. I apologize that no one responded to you sooner. Different experts come online at various times. I just logged on and saw your question. My name is ***** ***** I'm a biologist with a special interest in reptiles. I'm sorry to hear that James is not well. Some additional information will help me determine the best steps for you to take.Does he seem able to walk at all?What brand of UVB light do you have? How old is the bulb?What temperatures do you maintain under the basking light and on the cool side of the cage?Does he receive a calcium supplement?Thank you.
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