Bearded dragon facts

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The bearded dragon is a very interesting pet and there are many important facts you should know before purchasing this reptile.

The scientific name of the bearded dragon is Pogona and this lizard usually lives in hot, arid deserts with very little humidity. It can be seen mostly in Australia. It has the particularity to go in the sun before noon, to warm up, this is very important to it as this animal is a cold-blooded animal, that’s why it warms up on the first rays of the sun . The bearded dragon also like to play in the branches, because it is very good climber.

Regarding the face, bearded dragon has spiny scales around its body, this disposition is useful because it can, if it feels threatened, expand its spiny scales around its throat to demonstrate its aggressiveness. As for the males, they will be able to move their spines in an up and down motion to demonstrate their dominance to other male. The bearded dragon also has the ability to change color during a competition or when the outside temperature rises or falls.

Among the wide variety of pogonas, bearded dragon is the most common breed that people will decide to adopt.

These reptiles are omnivorous and in nature they will feed on plants and animals. On the other hand, when they are domesticated, they will eat mostly green leafy vegetables and insects coated with powder supplement. Insects are mostly crickets, that they love, but they can also eat flies, worms, etc.

If you have a bearded dragon at home, he will appreciate green vegetables such as cabbage, parsley, carrots and turnips.

It can also consume some orange vegetables such as squash, carrots, pumpkin and beetroot. The bearded dragon needs variety in its food, fortunately it is very easy to please it and keep it  healthy. If you take care of your bearded dragon, he can easily live 5 to 10 years.

If you want more information on the bearded dragon, CLANIMAL invites you to visit its website where you will find lots of information about this animal that is increasingly popular as a pet.

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