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 an Animal Ambassador and is used in public and school programs.
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.
No special 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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