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Bearded Dragon Head Bobbing Behavior

 

Bearded Dragon Head Bobbing

Bearded dragon head bobbing is part of normal Bearded dragon behavior. It is part of their territorial behavior and includes some form of arm waving and black beard behavior.

Why Does My Bearded Dragon Bobs His Head?

During mating however, a male will often inflate his beard and show aggressive behavior towards other males and potential breeding females. This Bearded dragon breeding behavior goes together with head bobbing movements, opening of the mouth and the darkening, to a black to gun metal black colour, of the beard and large parts of the body. Males and females might also increase their enthusiasm when there is a lot of movement going on around them i.e. people activities around displaying units.

a Bearded dragon head bobbing behavior b Bearded dragon dark beard behavior      
 

 Figure 1  Bearded dragon head bobbing behavior. a A male Bearded dragon to look dominant & to impress his female; b This black beard behavior is, as with head bobbing behavior, normal in captive care Beardies.

 

Bearded dragon head bobbing
 
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