Chameleonscan be good petsbut they have very specific care requirements that may be challenging to learn. They are not good for people who want to physically interact with their pets as they don鈥檛 enjoy being handled and are better suited as a pet to observe.
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Are chameleons good pets for beginners?
Generally speaking, chameleons make excellent pets for experienced reptile owners. This is not to say that novice owners can’t keep a chameleon successfully, but there are specific cage and care requirements to consider. Chameleons regulate their body temperature by moving from warmer to cooler areas within their enclosure.
Do chameleons smell?
However, the good news is that chameleons are very clean pets. They have no scent and produce droppings with very little smell. This makes a chameleon a great option as a pet for those that are sensitive to pet odors.
What are the pros and cons of owning a pet chameleon?
For those in a hurry the pros and cons are: Pros of owning a pet chameleon Cons of owning a pet chameleon 1. Don鈥檛 require a lot of attention 1. Can be expensive and difficult 2. Quiet 2. Can Get sick easily 3. Fascinating to watch 3. Don鈥檛 like being held 4. Don鈥檛 smell or make a mess 4. Eat live insects 1 more rows …
Do chameleons get Lonely?
A special note is that chameleons will not get lonely. Putting two chameleons together in a cage is not a good idea. We will definitely go into this in more detail later as pet stores and reptile show vendors often try to sell chameleons as pairs and say they can be kept together.