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HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR BEARDED DRAGON IS HAPPY?

Bonding and love is the ultimate goal of owning a bearded dragon. Most people get a bearded dragon because they are generally sociable, tolerant of handling and even enjoy human interactions. How do you then know if your bearded dragon is happy? It actually varies depending on how well you and your bearded dragon get along. For some bearded dragons, …

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Are Bearded Dragons Nocturnal?

If you have a bearded dragon you might want to know whether they’re nocturnal or if they sleep at night. The good news is this article can help you understand whether your bearded dragon is awake at night or if it sleeps during the dark hours. The truth is that bearded dragons are not nocturnal. They are, in fact, diurnal …

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WHY DO BEARDED DRAGONS FLATTEN OUT?

Generally, bearded dragons have many curious behaviors. Basically, one such behavior is their ability to flatten out their bodies. Literarily, this can often leave owners with no clue as to why they do this or what the potential triggers are. So, why do dragons flatten out? Bearded Dragons have the ability to flatten their body for various reasons. Thus, here are …

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HOW CAN I TELL IF MY BEARDED DRAGON IS DYING?

Typically, losing your bearded dragon or seeing it die is a traumatic experience. Generally, a bearded dragon can die of old age, illness, or due to various husbandry mistakes. So, how can I tell if my bearded dragon is dying? Most times you know this through your bearded dragon’s behavior. That is your dragon who has been fit and healthy …

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Do Bearded Dragons Need a Heat Lamp?

Bearded dragons come from Australia, a part of the world that is semi-arid. This means that there are a lot of challenges when it comes to making your bearded dragon comfortable. You will need to ensure that you keep your pet in conditions that are similar to the Australian desert. The desert isn’t just hot it’s also quite humid. Understandably, …

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CAN BEARDED DRAGONS HEAR?

Generally, Bearded Dragons owners talk to their pets all the time. Basically, this ought to help with bonding and forming trust but can Bearded Dragons actually hear? Therefore, can Bearded Dragons hear? Basically, Bearded Dragons actually have very good hearing. Particularly, this is necessary to keep safe from predators in the wild. And, also to listen out for movements of small …

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DO BEARDED DRAGONS NEED TO BRUMATE?

Brumation has to do with seeking shelter, remaining largely inactive, and ceasing eating, similar to hibernating mammals. Throughout this period the bearded dragon is able to live off their built up internal nutritional reserves. Do bearded dragons have to brumate? Brumation serves as a survival tactic when behavioural instincts take over to ensure that the bearded dragon survives the winter …

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HOW DO YOU DETERMINE THE GENDER OF YOUR BEARDED DRAGON?

If you are interested in breeding bearded dragons, one of the first things you must do is determine its gender. It will be very difficult to breed bearded dragons except you have at least one per sex. Thus, determining the sex of a bearded dragon can be very difficult to do with baby, or juvenile bearded dragons. However, it is much …

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WHAT IS THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE A BEARDED CAN SURVIVE?

Bearded dragons often know how to regulate their own body temperature. Therefore, a dragon knows when it needs to bask, and when to move to a cooler area if getting too warm. Thus, it is very important to provide a proper temperature gradient for them to regulate body temperature. What is the lowest temperature a bearded dragon can possibly survive? …

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Are bearded dragons gecko?

The bearded dragon is scientifically known as the Pogona. It has to be the cutest and friendliest reptile ever. The average bearded dragon is a polychrome of hues. Its skin can be hard as rock or smooth as velvet. Its color ranges from a dazzling yellow to a fecund green and all the way to an almost see-through silver and …