Chameleons: Everything about Selection, Care, Nutrition, Diseases, Breeding, and Behavior

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Barron's Educational Series, 1995 - Pets - 103 pages
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Animal hobbyists having special interest in reptiles, amphibians, and spiders will find many handsome and instructive Complete Pet Owner's Manuals devoted to these animals. Each book is profusely illustrated with full-color photos and high-quality line art. Written by experts in clear, direct language, these books tell owners what they need to know about correct feeding, health maintenance, parasite problems, and keeping a terrarium.
 

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Contents

Understanding Chameleons
6
Reproduction
9
Thermoregulation
10
The Chameleon Family
11
Identifying a Chameleon
14
Acquiring a Chameleon
16
So You Want to Own a Chameleon?
18
Choosing a Healthy Chameleon
19
Jacksons Chameleons
54
Four Small Furcifers
58
The Lesser Chameleon
59
Petters Chameleon
60
A Trio of Madagascan Beauties
62
The Jeweled Chameleon
63
The Elephanteared Chameleon
64
More Madagascans
67

Housing
20
Habitats
22
Cage Furnishings
23
Terrariurn Cleanliness
24
Lighting and Heating
25
Avoiding Electrical Accidents
26
Watering and Feeding Your Chameleon
28
Vegetable Matter
29
Watering Your Chameleon
30
Your Chameleons Health
31
Respiratory Diseases
32
Endoparasites
33
Ectoparasites
34
Breeding Chameleons
35
Beyond Color
36
Captive Breeding
38
Some Hints for Inducing Reproduction
39
Egg Layers
40
Incubating Eggs
42
The Incubation Process
44
An Asocial African Beauty
46
A Showy Furcifer
50
Some Miniature Triceratops
53
The Globehorned Chameleon
70
Two Small Calumma
71
Two Large Madagascan Furcifers
73
The Spiny Chameleon
74
Four Chamaeleos
76
The Flapnecked Chameleon
78
The Senegal Chameleon
79
Two African Chameleons
80
Fischers Chameleon
82
Studies in Green
85
The Dwarf Chameleons
88
The Natal Midlands Dwarf Chameleon
89
The Cape Dwarf Chameleon
90
The Leaf Chameleons
91
Thiels Leaf Chameleon
94
The Horned Leaf Chameleon
95
Appendix
96
Chameleon Imports
97
Medical Treatments for Parasites
98
Useful Literature and Addresses
99
Glossary
100
Index
102
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Bartlett is a specialist in the care and breeding of reptiles.

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