When a bearded dragon's beard turns to a darker shade or black, it is typically as a sign of aggression. It is likely to be accompanied by a fluffing out of the beard in order to appear larger and more menacing.Know More
Aggressive behaviors like this are not common among bearded dragons, but may be a warning of attack.
Other signs of aggression include hissing, biting and head bobbing. That said, head bobbing is also used as a means of communication between bearded dragons.
Handling a bearded dragon during times of aggression, ideally while wearing protective gloves, may help to strengthen a bond with it. In any case, not doing so is unlikely to lower its aggression.Learn more in Lizards
Bearded dragons show sickness through deformities, stunted growth, seizures, loss of coloration, paralysis, labored breathing, mucus discharge, diarrhea, lack of appetite and weight loss. Some of these symptoms indicate genetic deficiencies that cannot be helped, but other conditions can be amended by making adjustments to the bearded dragon's environment or diet.Full Answer >
The lifespan of a bearded dragon is six to 15 years. Australia is their natural habitat; however, they can be found around the world as pets.Full Answer >
A bearded dragon bobs its head when trying to exert dominance over another bearded dragon. Bobbing the head also signals that a male dragon wishes to mate with a female.Full Answer >
Clothing for bearded dragons is available at both Monstertrims and on Etsy. Monstertrims offers a selection of hand-made clothing and accessories for bearded dragons. As of August 2014, Etsy features three retailers for bearded dragon clothing, one of which is Monstertrims.Full Answer >