Bearded Dragon Care - This video will show how to choose a bearded dragon.
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I’m Holly Friedland, program director of the Midatlantic Reptile Show, and this is how to care for a bearded dragon. Now we’re going to talk about how to choose the right bearded dragon for you. You wanna make sure that they have bright eyes and that they have all their toes and their tail. You also wanna make sure that when they get bigger, if you buy baby, as they get older, you wanna make sure that you only have one male in a group, if you’re keeping a group of them. If you have just one, it really doesn’t matter. But if you have a group, you can only have one male, because if you have more than one male, their gonna fight with each other. And they’ll fight until one is badly injured, and could end up losing a tail or a limb. Bearded dragons come from Australia, and all exports out of Australia are close right now, so any reptile that you get that’s Australian should be captive, captive bred. Captive bred animals are always better than wild caught animals. While caught animals often have parasites and they have, they’re usually banged up looking, and they’re just not as healthy and is clean as captive bred animals are. So, even if you’re not getting your bearded dragon, you always wanna try to get captive bred. And when you get your bearded dragon, you wanna find out what it’s eating from the breeder, that way you know what to feed it when you get it home. When they’re babies, they’re diet is different than when they’re adults, so you wanna keep that in mind to. Next, we’ll talk about handling your bearded dragon.