Origin: South-East Australia
Latin Name: Patgona vitticeps
Habitat: Semi desert environments, scrublands and savannas
Diet: Green vegetables, plants, earthworms and crickets
Lifespan: Up to 12 years
Average Size: Length Up to 41cm., Weight: 0.5 Kg.
The Bearded Dragon is a tan/yellow colour and are named because of its ability to flare out the skin in the throat region. They have a flat body with a wedge shaped head with spines on the throat, head and sides of the body. Bearded dragons can regulate their body temperature by changing shades of colour from light to dark.