Visit the Cellar!

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: bright folks talking about everything. The Cellar is the original coffeeshop with no coffee and no shop. Founded in 1990, The Cellar is one of the oldest communities on the net. Join us at the table if you like!

 
What's IotD?

The interesting, amazing, or mind-boggling images of our days.

IotD Stuff

ARCHIVES - over 13 years of IotD!
About IotD
RSS2
XML

Permalink Latest Image

Dec 15th, 2017: Passenger pigeon

Recent Images

Dec 14th, 2017: War and Pieced
Dec 13th, 2017: I Ainít Scared of no Straw
Dec 12th, 2017: Sierra Railway No. 3
Dec 11th, 2017: Halszka
Dec 10th, 2017: Tuturumuri School
Dec 9th, 2017: Stretchers
Dec 8th, 2017: Wounded Warrior

The CELLAR Tip Mug
Some folks who have noticed IotD

Neatorama
Worth1000
Mental Floss
Boing Boing
Switched
W3streams
GruntDoc's Blog
No Quarters
Making Light
darrenbarefoot.com
GromBlog
b3ta
Church of the Whale Penis
UniqueDaily.com
Sailor Coruscant
Projectionist

Link to us and we will try to find you after many months!

Common image haunts

Astro Pic of the Day
Earth Sci Pic of the Day
We Make Money Not Art
Spluch
ochevidec.net
Strange New Products
Geisha Asobi Blog
Cute animals blog (in Russian)
20minutos.es
Yahoo Most Emailed

Please avoid copyrighted images (or get permission) when posting!

Advertising

Philadelphia Pawn Shop
The best real estate agent in Montgomery County
The best T.38 Fax provider
Epps Beverages and Beer, Limerick, PA
Sal's Pizza, Elkins Park
Burholme Auto Body, Philadelphia
Coles Tobacco, Pottstown
ERM Auto Service, Glenside
Glenside Collision
Moorehead Catering, Trappe
Salon 153, Bala
Dominicks Auto Body, Phoenixville

   Undertoad  Thursday Aug 10 09:42 AM

8/10/2006: Jackson's chameleon with baby



No, actually it's Thursday but I have a better one lined up for tomorrow. Thumbs up for a Jackson's Chameleon with its offspring, and it's one of 22 bred recently at the Taronga Zoo. Neatorama points to the shot from the Sydney Morning Herald. The official cap:

Quote:
For the first time, Taronga Zoo has successfully bred the spectacular Jackson's Chameleon, with 22 of the little creatures doing extremely well. Only 4cm long, the young tree dwellers were introduced to the media late last month.
First time at the Taronga Zoo? I don't think so! IotD's 9/27/2002 entry is also a Jackson's Chameleon newborn, at the same zoo. Looking kind of like this one, though definitely not the same beast, and this is a better photo. Apparently that's what the little ones do, they perch on the forehead. Ironically, that may be the only place the chameleon can't move it's eyes to see it.

I like how the parent looks overjoyed, and the baby looks kinda angry.

Hey maybe you weren't following IotD in 2002 and so this will be new to you!

Cellar IotD congratulates Neatorama on his own recent newborn, a girl. His little one is surely much more beautiful than this one, and not so ash-colored.


glatt  Thursday Aug 10 09:49 AM

Same guy? The time frame is right.




Leus  Thursday Aug 10 10:42 AM

The title for this post is so misleading...



Trilby  Thursday Aug 10 10:48 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leus
The title for this post is so misleading...
I was thinking the same thing!!

Cute horn'ed beastie!


Griff  Thursday Aug 10 11:36 AM

Yep. I was expecting MJ.



Sundae  Thursday Aug 10 01:19 PM

More bright green animals to make me hungry! Perhaps that's why the little ones are so dark, to be less appealing.



Ibby  Thursday Aug 10 02:57 PM

I think the whole point of being a chameleon is that they dont stay that colour all the time...



capnhowdy  Thursday Aug 10 06:26 PM

Michael Jackson and Boy George. Having a baby. All babies don't look alike.



Leah  Thursday Aug 10 09:48 PM

Oh, what a cute little baby.



Undertoad  Thursday Aug 10 09:57 PM

Now that I look at the whole thing again, this is from the original set of chameleons born at Taronga in 2002, and the Sydney Morning Herald gallery is old. The caption writer failed to mention a date. It's all good though, because this is not the same chameleon from the 2002 IotD, and it's still, to my mind anyway, supremely cool. I really love how these little babies hang out on their parents' horns.



xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Aug 10 11:00 PM

How's she going to explain the color of that baby to her mate? Maybe they mated at night.



neatorama  Sunday Aug 13 05:47 AM

Thanks for the congrats (and for picking something from neatorama for cellar), Undertoad!



dar512  Sunday Aug 13 02:18 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce
How's she going to explain the color of that baby to her mate? Maybe they mated at night.
They are actually basilisks. The baby looked at the mother and turned to stone.

That's my theory anyway.


Undertoad  Tuesday Sep 19 08:43 AM



This one's four weeks old, also a shot from Taronga, on the wires today -- so they did in fact have a hatching last month.



xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Sep 19 09:47 AM

It looks a lot different than the adult in the first picture. This little guy actually has a head instead of a mouth and horns on the end of it's body.



Your reply here?

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: a bunch of interesting folks talking about everything. Add your two cents to IotD by joining the Cellar.