If you like chameleons like us, there are few things nicer than the start of the warm season when they become active and appear in the garden. They are incredible animals.
They are not only able to change their colour to adjust to their surroundings but also to independently change the colour of each side of their bodies in a feat I find amazing but that I only observed once and could not photograph.
Apart from that, I am also fascinated by their ability to move their eyes in all directions, another of their special talents.
However, you have seen nothing until you find a baby chameleon and yesterday Stephen (our caretaker) find not one but two of them!
The gestation period of the flap-necked chameleons (Chamaeleo dilepis) lasts about 30 days and the female bury the eggs that would hatch only nine months later, quite a long period for such a small animal!
But I do not delay you anymore and present you with a few pictures of our find.
We released them immediately after taking these pictures to avoid them getting too stressed and we hope to see them as grown-ups next year!