Traits & behavior
This means they eat both plant matter and live insects.
This means they're active during the day and sleep at night.
Desert reptiles such as leopard geckos and bearded dragons originally come from an environment with low humidity, high daytime temperatures and cool nighttime temperatures.
Reptiles can't create their own body heat, so their homes must provide a source of heat for basking, with cooler areas available to help them regulate their body temperature (this is & Read more �
- The name bearded dragon is derived from the fact that when these reptiles "puff up," the spiny skin under their throats looks like a beard.
- In June 2008, Zak-n-Wheezie, the longest-living two-headed bearded dragon on record celebrated their first birthday.
- The deserts and semi-arid scrub lands of southeastern Australia are home to the bearded dragon outside of captivity.