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Bearded dragons also have newfound fame in the internet age. Bearded dragons are native to Australia but live in a range of different habitats, including deserts, shrublands, and woodlands. They were first introduced to the US around , and fast became the exotic pet of choice for many Americans. It has been illegal to export any wildlife from Australia since the s; so it is believed that many bearded dragons were smuggled out of the country between then and There are now so many bearded dragons in captivity in the US that they can be bred easily. Bearded dragons make great pets.
All rights reserved. There are eight species of bearded dragons, named for the spines on their chins and necks. Among the most popular pet reptiles, bearded dragons tend to be gentle, inquisitive, and active during the day. The central bearded dragon, Pogona vitticeps , is the most common species to have as a pet. They typically prefer to stick to warm, arid areas: deserts, subtropical woodlands, savannas, and scrublands. A warm habitat is crucial for bearded dragons.
Toggle navigation. Bearded dragon Facts Bearded dragon is a type of lizard. This animal originate from Australia, but ever since 's, it can be found almost in all pet shops in America, as one of the most popular reptiles. Natural habitats of bearded dragon include deserts, arid and rocky areas, dry forests and scrublands. It is located mainly in the eastern and central parts of Australia. Although many bearded dragons were removed from their natural environment as a result of pet trade, their number in the wild is still stable.
How does her vision work? How good is her sense of smell? What would she be doing if she lived in the wild? Sometimes I wonder what, exactly, is she thinking? With my curiosity piqued, I started to research our scaly little friends.
Scientifically known as Pogona Vitticeps, bearded dragons are medium-sized lizards which are generally 12 — 24 inches in length from head to tail. Bearded dragons are native to Australia, found in the eastern and central parts of the country. They usually live in deserts, woodlands, savannahs, arid and rocky areas, dry forests and scrublands. It can be found almost in all pet shops in America ever since, as one of the most popular reptiles. Despite the pet trade, the number of bearded dragons in the wild is still stable. They are not on the list of endangered species.