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Old 01-26-2008, 04:59 PM
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Do chameleons yawn?

I have a 6 month old panther and have twice recently seen him doing what appears to be yawning. I've never heard of reptiles yawning so I'm a little concerned that it's a symptom of some kind of problem. Anybody have a clue?
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:02 PM
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Mine opens her mouth likes she's yawning. Whenever she does it I mist her.
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:31 PM
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:36 PM
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Its kinda funny when we catch Zoey in mid-yawn. Her eyes focus on us and she SLOWLY closes her mouth. Like we invaded her privacy lol
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Old 01-26-2008, 05:55 PM
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I have a 6 month old panther and have twice recently seen him doing what appears to be yawning. I've never heard of reptiles yawning so I'm a little concerned that it's a symptom of some kind of problem. Anybody have a clue?
yes they do yawn.
I also freak out the first time i saw it, until Brad told me that it was nothing
thanks Brad.
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Old 01-26-2008, 07:31 PM
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yeah my veiled does this atleast once a day, and my brothers tortoise does it
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Old 01-26-2008, 09:37 PM
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I vaguely remember someone saying that if you see saliva strings, this is indicative of something wrong. What was that?
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Proof that chameleons yawn:



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Old 02-03-2008, 09:41 PM
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That's not a yawn... that's a face stretch, to get the shedding skin off. Fractal does that a lot when his face is shedding.
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Old 02-03-2008, 09:51 PM
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what type of chameleon is that.
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