1 day old veiled chameleons that I had the pleasure of helping move to a new enclosure. There are 13 total and they were surrendered to the shop by someone whose female apparently “gave birth at random” (chameleon’s lay eggs) and they are the tiniest, sweetest little things. My personal favorite is the extra bluish dude seen on my pinky.
According to WB Productions: The models’ hair were covered in natural clay to make their heads appear bald. “The models were two sisters, friends of mine,” he said. “They were very happy to model for this motive. I am also very happy, it is kind of magic, especially the colors. Most people who already saw it say that the chameleon is even better than the frog and the parrot.”
Our favorite part of this illusion is how the models worked together to bring the chameleon to life, making it appear as though the colorful reptile is carefully crawling along a slender green branch. They even parted their fingers in such a way to make their hands appear just like the lizard’s distinctive zygodactylous feet.
To get an even better look, click here to watch a video of the sisters walking their chameleon and then breaking the illusion by getting up from the platform upon which they’d been resting.