Feeding live crickets to bearded dragons is popular, but they do not have to eat live crickets as part of their regular diet. Crickets have high amounts of parasites in their system. Feeding too many crickets to a bearded dragon puts it at risk for parasite infection.Continue Reading
Bearded dragons can be fed other insects such as mealworms and cockroaches that are bred as feeder insects. Waxworms are a good substitute but are high in fat, so they should only be given to pet dragons as an occasional treat.
Bearded dragons thrive on a healthy diet of mixed fresh greens, a little fruit and safe insects that do not have heavy parasite loads.Learn more about Lizards
Bearded dragons are omnivorous and thrive on a diet of insects with a supplement of leafy greens and fruits such as apples, blueberries, cantaloupe, papaya and mango. Fruits are a wonderful treat for bearded dragons but should make up no more of 10 percent of their normal, varied diet, according to PawNation. Eating a variety of foods allows bearded dragons' stomachs to function properly and encourages healthy digestion.Full Answer >
Because Komodo dragons are at the top of the food chain, they eat almost anything they can find, including carrion, deer, pigs and smaller Komodo dragons. They have even been known to kill and eat humans.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 >
Adult bearded dragons shed their skin once a year, while juvenile dragons that are still growing shed their skin several times in a year. Shedding is a natural process that allows the reptile to rejuvenate its body condition by molting the old, external skin layer.Full Answer >