Wild: 10 years
Captivity: 15 years
Did You Know?
- Their beard is a pouch of skin covered in spiny scales. If a bearded dragon feels threatened it will puff out its beard and open its mouth to appear larger.
- Both males and females have beard, but male use theirs more frequently. Their beard darkens and puffs during courtship. Females primarily inflate their beard as a sign of aggression.