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which ferguson zone are panther chameleons

Which Ferguson Zone are Panther Chameleons?

Panther Chameleons are Ferguson Zone 2-3 Originating from the tropical forests of Madagascar, Panther Chameleons are defined as partial sun baskers meaning that they do bask during the day but may also choose to seek out shade at times . They are generally exposed to a UV Index of 0.7 – 1.0 with a maximum […]


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which ferguson zone are yemen chameleons

Which Ferguson Zone are Yemen Chameleons?

Yemen Chameleons are Ferguson Zone 3 Originating from the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen and Saudi Arabia, Yemen (or Veiled) Chameleons are defined as partial sun baskers meaning that they do bask during the day but may also choose to seek out shade at times . They are generally exposed to a UV Index of 1 […]


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5 Pet Lizards for Beginners

Lizards can make brilliant pets and they are probably the most popular group of pets we sell. That’s probably, at least in part, to some people being a little nervous around snakes, spiders and frogs when they enter the hobby but we’re sure it’s mostly how awesome the lizards we sell are! We have lizards […]


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Panther chameleon – Our favourite locales

Panther chameleons are a beautiful tree-dwelling lizard found in Madagascar. They are a popular species commonly kept in the UK. This is mostly due to their amazing colouration and variability, their great personality and how easy they are to handle. The panther chameleon can only be found in a relatively small area in the wild […]


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Top 6 Arboreal Lizards

In our stores, we have noticed over Christmas and the new year that arboreal lizards have been very popular in store and we thought it might be helpful to outline the 6 most popular that we regularly keep. We’ve tried to provide a mix of geckos, chameleons and lizards, a few pros and cons for […]


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How to Incubate Yemen Chameleon Eggs

Yemen chameleons are one of the most commonly kept chameleons in the UK at the moment as they are widely available, have great colours and are relatively easy to keep. At Northampton Reptile Centre they are one of the chameleons we most often recommend. If you plan to go further with the hobby and breed your […]


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Getting an Awesome Pet Reptile – Chameleons!

I currently keep two chameleons at home, a veiled chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus) named Pascal and a panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) named Vai. Both housed separately in their own vivariums. The Veiled Chameleon originates from the Arabian Peninsula of Yemen and Saudi Arabia, (hence they are often also called Yemen chameleons). The panther chameleon originates from various parts […]


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