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Bearded Dragon

Scientific Name

Pogona vitticeps

👀 Animal Footmark

Learn more about them below

Fun Fact!
Did you Know?!
Don't be fooled by their name, bearded dragons aren't actually dragons at all! They got their name from the spikes under their chin that they puff up to look bigger when they feel threatened.

Life Span

In the wild

6-10 years

at the zoo

10-15 years



0.1-1 pound


6-10 inches



A lot of insects and occasionally plants.


Originated from Australia. 

They prefer to live in arid and semi-arid regions, such as deserts and grasslands.

Conservation Status

Least Concern (LC)

Learn more about their conversion status.

The IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Natur maintains the Red List, a global database assessing the conservation status of species. It's a vital tool for tracking endangered species and guiding conservation efforts.

in the twin valleys

Bearded Dragon
Reptile Room
Visit them at Brantford Nature's Getaway

Navigate to them across our 25 acres.

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