Bearded Dragon Lifespan

March 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Bearded Dragon Info

There are a variety of ways that you can do to lengthen the bearded dragon lifespan. By following the right care and strategy, your bearded dragon pet can live longer yet healthy. The captive bearded dragons are healthier than those wild-caught bearded dragons. They can live longer if their owner is able to give them the proper care for them to survive.

Generally, a bearded dragon can live from 7 up to 10 years as their average lifespan. Some “beardie” species can actually reach up to 12 years to live. It is believed that breeding females have shorter lifespan than the males due to the stress that they experience with reproduction. That is why many breeders have stopped using some of the female animals to breed after 3 or 4 seasons to avoid them from stress that can cause death. Read more