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New Giant Madagascar Spiny Chameleon!

Discussion in 'Chameleons' started by Scales17, Mar 1, 2013.

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  1. Scales17

    Scales17 Active Member

    Now here's my newest boy! Spiny chameleon wild caught from Madagascar. Previous owner, was housing him incorrectly with improper UVB and Heat sources leaving this guy extremely vulnerable. As you can see, in this photos his right, front foot there is swollen to the max! Took this guy into the vet two days after getting him, he had an improper calcium to phosphate ratio leading to Fractures in the fore arm. Taking medications on our way to recovery!

  2. justor

    justor Elite Member

    Neat little guy. :)
    Too bad about his hand, hope he makes a nice recovery for you!
  3. Scales17

    Scales17 Active Member

    :) Thanks! I'll Definitely post an update in a few weeks! He's so depressed though, doc told me there's no point in putting a cast on him, so I had to take away all his branches and leafs so he couldn't climb high. Now he tries to perch himself up on the smallest little branch I laid down in the bottom aha I feel so bad for him.
  4. MicahC

    MicahC Elite Member

    He is beautiful!!! Hope he recovers well. He'll love his new home! :D
  5. mjack360

    mjack360 Active Member

    Great coloring. Hope his foot heals soon.
  6. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    That looks painful!
  7. rhinokeeper

    rhinokeeper Elite Member

    Poor little guy. At least he is better off now.... right.
  8. thinkbig317

    thinkbig317 Elite Member

    Best of luck!
  9. repgirl

    repgirl Active Member

    awe! hes a cutie! here's to hoping for a speedy recovery! :x
  10. camoanimal

    camoanimal New Member

    hows he doing, ive got a baby veild chameleon named skittles
  11. Elijah

    Elijah New Member

    Beautiful! Madagascar Spinies are definitely on my future purchases list.
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