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bearded dragon

n.
Any of various Australian lizards in the genus Pogona, especially P. vitticeps, having spiny scales along their sides and on a pouch under the jaw that is inflated during defensive displays. They are often kept as pets.

bearded dragon

n
1. (Animals) Also called: bearded lizard or jew lizard a large Australian lizard, Amphibolurus barbatus, with an erectile frill around the neck
2. (Animals) another name for frill-necked lizard
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An RSPCA spokesman said bearded dragons were native to the hot scrublands of Australia, so required high temperatures to stay healthy.
Some genetically male Australian bearded dragons are growing up as fully functional females in the wild--the first reptiles confirmed to reverse sex under natural conditions.
Stephen and his wife Jodie, from Birkenhead, keep nearly 50 bearded dragons and specialise in breeding lizards with rare colours and unusual patterns, known as "morphs".
com)-- Leatherback Bearded Dragons make great reptile pets, their gentle nature makes them a great pet for the family and their set up is relatively simple.
The pair, who set-up and ran Reptiquatics, on Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, left bearded dragons, corn snakes, a carpet python, an iguana and a turtle in sub-standard conditions for up to seven days at a time.
But now she has lamas and even Bearded Dragons who need her help.
Visitors will have the chance to hold a number of critters including snakes, tarantulas and bearded dragons on the day, which is themed on an authentic jungle experience.
They had cats, bearded dragons and tropical fish which were all being fed.
Obyrne said he has transported several kinds of pets from cats and dogs to rabbits and bearded dragons.
Her friend Cpl Charlotte Berrill told the inquest in Salisbury, Wilts: "She had two pet bearded dragons.
Bearded dragons have proved a popular choice for customers in recent months.