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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.

Latin Name

Pogona vitticeps

This animal is not on exhibit in the habitats. It is an Animal Ambassador and is used in public and school programs.


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

Fun Facts

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.

Birth Date

July 4, 2008

Diet in the Wild

Vegetation (including fruit and flowers), small vertebrates, and invertebrates.

Diet at the Museum

Crickets, fruits, vegetables and leafy greens.

Life Span

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


Rocky semi-arid desert to arid woodlands.


South Eastern and Central Australia.

Conservation Status:

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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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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