How do Chameleons Change Color? Their Secrets Revealed

How do chameleons change color? (Their Secrets Revealed)

It is a common misconception that chameleons change their color to match their environment.  Rather, chameleons change their color when they are frightened, angry, stressed — or in response to temperature or other environmental changes, as well as being responsive to light.  Hormones that affect special pigment-bearing cells in the skin cause the color change.  … Read more

Shirley Has Awakened, 25 Days Sleep

Shirley Has Awakened

Shirley Has Awakened! Shirley has awakened!  Shirley is my Bearded Dragon.  She has been going through a process that Bearded Dragons go through called “brumation.”  It’s a lighter version of a bear’s hibernation and the process varies from dragon to dragon.  Some sleep for days, some for weeks, some even for months. I was glad … Read more

What Kinds of Intestinal Parasites Can My Reptile Get?

What Kinds of Intestinal Parasites Can My Reptile Get?

There is a long list of possible kinds of intestinal parasites that your reptile can be infected with. Some cause a problem (in larger quantities) while some veterinarians believe others are normal for your pet to have (in smaller quantites).  If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What Kinds of Intestinal Parasites Can My Reptile Get?”, read on. Click … Read more

Bearded Dragons Linked to Salmonella Outbreak, Lizard Pet

Bearded Dragons Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Bearded Dragons Linked to Salmonella Outbreak Bearded dragons linked to salmonella outbreak, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has reported, after tracing a two-year-old salmonella outbreak throughout the United States.  The CDC has also stated that these pet lizards were purchased from a number of stores in multiple states. 132 People in 31 States Sickened by Salmonella … Read more

Information About Bearded Dragons, Pagona Genus

General Information about Bearded Dragons

Today I am sharing some general information about Bearded Dragons with you. Why?  Because I’ve recently become a Bearded Dragon junky.   Maybe you’d like to join me in my addiction?  🙂  Isn’t this one a handsome one? General Information about Bearded Dragons The term “bearded dragon” is most commonly used to describe the central … Read more