Why Do Bearded Dragons Puff up?

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Bearded dragons puff up to display their beards. Both female and male dragons have beards, even though the male's beard is darker than the female's. Bearded dragons also puff up when they are about to attack or when mating.
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They puff off to cool them selves or to scare away predators and for some of them also use it to slow down when they running. Most of them run so fast that they can not be run out!
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So there really isn't any true magic involved in the blowfish's inflation process. The ability is part of a sophisticated defensive mechanism that evolved in a fish that is not particularly
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It sounds like he's entering into his "teenage years" The boys can become little brats during this stage. Stomping around, puffing up, black beard, running away from you
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The gaping of the mouth allows a bearded dragon to dissipate extra
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