$8 - Children (under 2 years old FREE)
$11 - Adults
$7 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)

Hours
Tues - Sun, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays

Animals

Bearded Dragon

Reptiles-Bearded-Dragon

This animal is not on exhibit in the habitats.
It is one of our Animal Ambassadors and is used in public and school programs.

This animal is not on exhibit in the habitats. It is one of our Animal Ambassadors and is used in public and school programs.

Latin Name

Pogona vitticeps

History at CuriOdyssey

He was captive-bred by a private owner. He was transferred to CuriOdyssey in July of 2008.

Date of Birth

July 4, 2008

Fun Facts about Bearded Dragon

The name “Bearded Dragon” comes from the defensive display during which the spiny pouch around the mouth puffs out and looks like a dark beard.

What do Bearded Dragons eat?

In the wild, Bearded Dragons eat vegetation (including fruit and flowers), small vertebrates, and invertebrates. At CuriOdyssey, they are served crickets, fruits, vegetables and leafy greens.

How long do Bearded Dragons live?

In the Wild: 7 to 10 years.
In Captivity: 10 to 15 years is average, but up to 20 years old has been reported.

Where do Bearded Dragons live?

Bearded Dragons live in rocky semi-arid desert to arid woodlands. Their ranged extends in South Eastern and Central Australia.

Are Bearded Dragons endangered?

No special animal conservation status; however, since the 1960s Australia has strictly prohibited exports of any native wildlife. All Bearded Dragons are captive-raised in the U.S. and all come from a European stock.

 

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Your contribution helps provide my food, toys, and medical care. I’ll stay at the museum, and you’ll get a photo of me and a certificate as reminders of your generosity. Check out our adoption section and see all of our adoption levels.

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LOCATION

1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401

650-342-7755
info@curiodyssey.org

CuriOdyssey is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Tax ID 94-1262434

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