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Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon)

Synonyms: Amphibolurus vitticeps

Wikipedia Abstract

Pogona vitticeps, the central (or inland) bearded dragon, is a species of agamid lizard occurring in a wide range of arid to semiarid regions of Australia. This species is very popularly kept as a pet and exhibited in zoos.
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Adult Weight [1]  1.10 lbs (500 g)
Maximum Longevity [1]  12 years


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central Ranges xeric scrub Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Eastern Australia mulga shrublands Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eyre and York mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Great Sandy-Tanami desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Mitchell grass downs Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Mount Lofty woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Murray-Darling woodlands and mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Simpson desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Southeast Australia temperate savanna Australia Australasia Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Tirari-Sturt stony desert Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Hattah-Kulkyne NP and Murray-Kulkyne Park National Park II 122831 Victoria, Australia
Riverland Biosphere Reserve Ia 1490891 South Australia, Australia
Yathong Nature Reserve Ia 270264 New South Wales, Australia


Parasuta dwyeri (Variable Black-naped Snake)[2]
Suta suta (Curl Snake, Myal Snake)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aalborg Zoo
Abilene Zoological Gardens
Akron Zoological Park
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstan
Amazon World
America's Teaching Zoo
Aqua Zoo Friesland
Artis Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Auckland Zoological Park
Audubon Zoo
Bergen County Zoological Park
Berkshire College of Agriculture
Binder Park Zoo
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Birmingham Nature Centre
Birmingham Zoo
Blackbutt Reserve
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Bramble Park Zoo
Brent Lodge Park Animal Centre
Brevard Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Park
Cameron Park Zoo
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Cape May County Park Zoo
Capron Park Zoo
Central Florida Zoological Park
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Chicago Zoological Park
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
City of Belfast Zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
Colchester Zoo
Columbian Park Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
Copenhagen Zoo
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Coyote Point Museum
Curraghs Wildlife Park
Dakota Zoo
Dallas Zoo
Denver Zoological Gardens
Dickerson Park Zoo
Dierenpark 'De Vleut' (Zoo Best)
Dierenpark Amersfoort
Dierenpark de Oliemeulen (Zoo Tilburg)
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Drayton Manor Park Zoo
Drusillas Zoo Park
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Ecodrome CV
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
Ellen Trout Zoo
Emerald Safari Resort
Erie Zoological Gardens
Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Folly Farm Leisure Ltd
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo
Hai Park Kiriat Motzkin
Hamilton Zoo
Healesville Sanctuary
Henson Robinson Zoo
Honolulu Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Hutchinson Zoo
Indianapolis Zoo
Isle of Wight Zoo
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jesperhus Blomsterpark
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Kangaroo Conservation Center
Kazan Zoological & Botanical Garden
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Kittenberger Zoo
Krakow Aquarium & Natural History Msm
Kristiansand Dyrepark ASA
Lake Superior Zoological Gardens
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
Lehigh Valley Zoo
Lincoln Childrens Zoo (former Folsom)
Linton Zoological Gardens
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Longleat Safari Park
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
Louisville Zoological Garden
Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny, Plock
Miller Park Zoo
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Miskolc Zoo/Állatkert és Kultúrpark
Moulton College
Museum of Science - Live Animal Center
Nat'l Mississippi River Museum & Aquar
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Newport Aquarium
North Carolina Zoological Park
NY State Zoo at Thompson Park
Oakland Zoo
Oasys Parque del Desierto de Tabernas
Ogrod Zoobotaniczny Torun
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Oregon Zoo
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Paradise Wildlife Park
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Parc Zoologique de la Barben
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parken Zoo i Eskilstuna AB
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Parque Zoologico Jaime Duque - Bogota
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Perth Zoological Gardens
Phoenix Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Planete Sauvage
Potawatomi Zoo
Prospect Park Zoo
Reaseheath College Animal Centre
Red River Zoo
Reid Park Zoo
Riga Zoo
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Rodbaston College
Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure
Rome Zoo-Fondazione Bioparco di Roma
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
Rotterdam Zoo
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Saitama Children's Zoo
Salisbury Zoological Park
Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Francisco Zoological Gardens
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Scovill Zoo
Sedgwick County Zoo
Seneca Park Zoo
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Societa Zoologica Di Pistoia S.R.L
St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Staten Island Zoo
Sunset Zoo
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
Taronga Zoo
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
The Naples Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Toronto Zoo
Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School
Tropical World
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Turtle Back Zoo
Twycross Zoo
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Usti nad Labem Zoo
Utica Zoo
Valley Zoo & John Janzen Nature Center
Walford & North Shropshire College
Wellington Zoo Trust
Welsh Mountain Zoo
West Midland Safari & Leisure Park Ltd
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Wild Animal Park Mechelen Planckendael
Wildlife World Zoo
Wingham Wildlife Park
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zagreb Zoo / Zooloski vrt Zagreb
Zivalski vrt Ljubljana
Zoo and Aqua-Terrarium Ltd. Pécs
Zoo Atlanta
Zoo de Jurques
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Duisburg AG
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo Landau in der Pfalz
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Zürich
Zool.Nacional Parque Metro De Santiago
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoological Society of London
Zoologicka zahrada Olomouc
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
ZooWorld Zoological Botanical Conserv.


Australia (New South Wales, North Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria) Terra typica: Australia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Food Habits and Reproductive Biology of Small Australian Snakes of the Genera Unechis and Suta (Elapidae), RICHARD SHINE, Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 307-315, 1988
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