The Bearded Dragon Lizard

August 16, 2011 by  
Filed under Catch All, Reptiles

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"Being very hardy and docile, these make great pets!

What lizard has a “beard” that is spiny? A Bearded Dragon!

The Bearded Dragon got it’s name partially due to it’s spiny “beard” under its chin. These beards are used during mating rituals and during defensive displays for male Bearded Dragons. Female’s also have beards, however they are not as dark or pronounced as a male’s.

In recent years the Bearded Dragon has become a very popular and successful reptile, similar to the Crested Gecko, the Ball Python, the Leopard Gecko, and the Ball Python. They are being bred quite broadly now and being genetically manipulated to attempt certain colors, sizes and temperaments… Read More

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