What Are the Best Worms for Bearded Dragons?

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Not sure how to feed worms to your bearded dragons?

How do worms play into the diet of your pets?

In this article, we are going to outline the best worms for any beardie. No matter if you have had your beardie for years or are new to worms, we will help you out.

What are the best worms for bearded dragons? These worms include butterworms, hornworms, phoenix worms, and younger dragons, silkworms. Each of these varieties includes good levels of protein, calcium, and water. Worms are a great option to feed your beardie a healthy & balanced diet.

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What Not To Feed Bearded Dragons (8 Worst Foods To Avoid)

Bearded Dragons aren’t overly demanding compared to many lizards. But there are definitely some things they shouldn’t be allowed to chow down. Whether it’s toxic, hard to digest, or just plain bad for them, here’s a list of some of them. I’ll explain along the way what makes them bad to help you make better choices overall as well.

What can’t a bearded dragon eat? Read on!

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Chicken?

A bearded dragon makes an excellent pet for all reptile lovers. They are sweet-natured, gentle, and react well to being picked up and handled. Caring for a bearded dragon is relatively easy, as long you feed them regularly, give them enough attention, and keep them clean and healthy.

If you have a bearded dragon at home, you probably wonder what exactly you can feed them. Are you thinking of feeding them scraps of meat, like chicken, perhaps?

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Veiled Chameleon Care Sheet

veiled chameleon care guide

The Veiled chameleon are not pets that new reptile owners should consider taking on as their first reptile pet, as they require a lot of care and maintenance. You will need to do a lot of research before you decide to get one.

There are things that you will need to consider with regard to their care and upkeep. So we’ve compiled a veiled chameleon care sheet that will hopefully address all your questions about how to properly care for your reptile.

Here’s a list of what you will find in this article:

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A Simple Bearded Dragon Care Sheet for Beginners

bearded dragon care guide

Bearded Dragons (sometimes called Beardies by owners of the little guys) are adorable, curious, and cheerful choices for a reptilian pet! Whenever you’re thinking about getting a new, more exotic pet, it’s always important to make sure you have the best information on how to care for it.

Reptiles are extremely rewarding pets, but they require some very particular care – much like a dog or cat – and you need to make sure you satisfy your pet’s basic needs. So, in this article, we are going to walk you through a thorough Bearded Dragon care sheet: all of the essential information you need to know about taking the best possible care of your new pet.

We will look at necessary tank size, decorations and furnishings, dietary needs, and what kinds of play and exercise is best for your Bearded Dragon. To find out all this information and more, read on below!

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What You Should Know About Pet Chameleons

Contributed by Allison Banks
The Chameleon Information Network

This is ONLY a fact sheet! Its purpose is to explain the bare minimum of what a pet chameleon will need to survive. Chameleons are interesting and specialized animals, so you must do some reading before taking one home as a new pet. Wild populations are threatened by over-collecting, so any animals we take for pets deserve respect and good care. Ask your pet store to hold one you think you want, read this free leaflet, and decide if a chameleon is right for you and your family. Please see the back cover of this leaflet for more information sources.

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Peringuey’s Desert Adder (Bitis peringueyi)

by Vince Sheidt Reprinted from the newsletter of the San Diego Herpetological Society, Vol.25, No.9, September 2003. Originally published in the SDHS Newsletter, December 1985. Southwestern Africa’s great Namib Desert is truly one of the earth’s most peculiar environments. Stretching for 12,000 miles along the Atlantic Coast from Angola in the north through all of … Read more

Where Do Turtles Go?

By Erica Garcia Turtles may not be the “living fossils” they were thought to be. The first time that paleontologist Olivier Rieppel presented his findings on turtles, before 200 people at a meeting last year sponsored by the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, a presenter prefaced his talk with, “And now everybody may hiss as much … Read more

Snake Venom: The Pain and Potential of Poison

by Ed Ferrer Reprinted from The Monitor, the Newsletter of the Hoosier Herpetological Society, Vol.12, No.2, February 2001. Snake venom is one of the most amazing and unique adaptions of animal evolution. Venomous serpents have developed one of the most effective and efficient weapon systems of the animal kingdom. What is snake venom and how … Read more

Ball Python Care Sheet

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by Sandy AllenĀ  (President Toledo Herpetological Society) Originally Published in The Cold Blooded News, V24: 5, May, 1997 Basic Facts Common Name Royal Python (ball python) Scientific Name Python regius Origin Africa Size Length: 3-5 feet (record >6 feet) Lifespan (Captive) 20 – 30 years (record – 47 years) Range West and Central Africa from … Read more

Rainbow Boa Care Sheet

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by Eileen Underwood and Rebecca Sobol Originally Published in The Cold Blooded News, V24: 4, Apr., 1997. General Rainbow boas are so named because of the iridescent sheen imparted by microscopic ridges on their scales which act like prisms to refract light into rainbows. They can be found from Costa Rica through central South America … Read more

Tuatara Sex Debate

by Kirsty Macnicol and NZPA

Reprinted fromĀ Notes from NOAH, the newsletter of the Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists, Vol.29, No2, December 2001.
Originally published in the Southland Times.

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Rosy Boa Care Sheet

by Eileen Underwood and Matt Smith Originally Published in The Cold Blooded News, V24: 6, Jun, 1997. General The rosy boa, Lichanura trivirgata, is one of only two boas found in the United States. Because of their gentle disposition and moderate size rosy boas make excellent pets. The rosy boa is a small boa, ranging … Read more

Snake Charming To Turn Eco-Friendly

AFP, Thursday, 17 June 2004, New Delhi: With the increasing attack from animal rights activists and the police, India’s estimated one million snake charmers are at a crossroads and conservationists are charting out ways to turn the age-old practice into a modern, eco-friendly profession. A 1972 ban on snake charming has been inconsistently implemented, but … Read more