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My chameleon is laying on the ground and seems weak4. He ate
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Oh I was browsing. I think my Cham is dehydrated. I took him
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We have 7 month old veiled chameleon. he is very lathergic JA:
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We have a new veiled chameleon, he is a baby, but I am not
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developed..eyes..His eating habits..behavior dont seem any different
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I have a two year old male veiled chameleon. He has had swelling
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