I have several F2 clutches incubating so I'm gonna make this thread the place where I announce successful hatchings (fingers crossed) and post the babies first pics. It will be interesting to see the difference between bloodlines straight out of the egg.
These guys are my first F2 captive...
I of course got my project started by purchasing Wild Caught animals but the harvesting of a free living wild animal is a bad and painful thing. Many die in the process.
What I am arguing for is that WC chameleons be purchased strictly for developing captive breeding programs on a professional...
What does a Kinyongia cost in your country or town or wherever? If you know the going rate in your country or even see one in your US or CA petshop, let us know -- species, WC or CB, sex and cost.
I think the average WC K. multituberculata here is $65 male or female, and CB is $100
These females are on-deck for breeding. Maybe a few more months. Second and third are the same one, created her line for pattern. Pretty intense. Can't wait to see if I can get a green one with that pattern.
Here are some photos of a chameleon instinctively dropping from a height and rolling into a ball and burrowing into the grass. In response to this thread: https://www.chameleonforums.com/kinyongia-oxyrhina-uthmoelleri-55609/ This guy does it every time, even though he is nearly adult size now...
The answer might be yes but I think they are beautiful and here is why:
Sorry, no clever captions this time (https://www.chameleonforums.com/hey-get-away-me-giant-outdoor-photos-3-sisters-53550/). These are my future breeders. they will be the moms of all my clutches from now on.