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Fly on the Wall 

April 28, 2009

Baby Jackson’s chameleons

Behind the scenes at the Academy, biologists are caring for fourteen baby Jackson’s chameleons, each about the size of your pinky finger. The exhibit where they were born (yes, born–the Jackson’s chameleon is one of the few reptiles out there that gives birth to live young) is not “baby-proofed,” so to feed and keep an eye on them, they’ve been moved out of African Hall and into a holding area. They’re on a diet of fruit flies, and once they are mature enough, some members of this group will be sent off to other institutions.
Baby Jackson's chameleon


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