Sexing my baby veiled chameleon

Hey! I ordered a male translucent veiled chameleon. However, I am wondering if it is a girl. Here is a photo of one of strawberry's back feet <3 Also if she is a girl, I understand they need a cooler temperature to prevent egg laying and less frequent and tumultuous feedings once adult. Can anyone give me the proper feeding schedule and basking temperature?
 

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Beman

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Looks like a female from that angle.... can you take a pic from the side of her back feet?
Here is a helpful blog https://www.chameleonforums.com/blogs/egg-laying-and-the-laying-bin.345/

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I will say from your pics using duct tape in an enclosure is not a good idea... if she gets any part of her attached to it which can happen. Any where you used what looks to be hot glue you need to make sure there are no stringy pieces left behind.
I would add some smaller branches for her as well. The one she is on is pretty large. She will need different dimensions for gripping.

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Graves923

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Tough angle. I'd get a shot from above the foot to see the spur.

If it is a female, just know there is no way to completely prevent egg laying without surgery. Surgery is often too risky and no performed unless its an emergency.

You can decrease the amount of eggs developed with a specific diet schedule. Definitely read the article Beman linked above.
 
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