Bearded dragon open mouth behavior can be either normal, or
indicative of environmental problems.
Behavior Open Mouth
A Bearded dragon with open mouth can be quite intimidating and
frightening at the same time. That is exactly what a Bearded
dragon owner should feel when seeing this behavior. A normal
form of open mouth behavior is when your see your Bearded dragon
basking with open mouth.
The most obvious reason for Bearded dragon open mouth behavior
is when these animals feel threatened. They might show
this intimidating act as part of the aggressive behavior towards a perceived predator or generally
when feeling threatened. Other signs of threatening behavior includes the fast form of
Bearded dragon waving,
making hissing sounds, dashing forward and by
flattening of the body. Some of these signs might also be part
of the territorial behavior.
aggressive individuals may appear from time to time in
Bearded dragon handling on a regular basis might reduce