Name: Bearded dragon
Scientific Name: Pogona
Threats: Loss of habitat
Habitat: Subtropical woodland, desert, scrubland and savannah
Appearance: The 'beard' is actually rows of spiny scales which can expand and change color when the animal is threatened.
Diet & Feeding: Bearded dragons are omnivorous - they feed on vegetation, invertebrates and in the wild they will also prey upon small lizards!
Social Behaviour: Bearded dragons are normally solitary creatures. When they do congregate in the wild a hierarchy can be observed.
Males and females: Males are brighter and have a larger head.
Lifespan: 11 - 30 eggs in a clutch
Number of young: 1-14
Interesting fact: Hello? It isn't a greeting - waving is normally a sign of submission.