ARD TO BELIEVE Bearded dragon lizard
at East Belfast reserve
THE owners of an exotic pet store in Cardiff have condemned a mystery mailer who sent a live bearded dragon lizard
in the post.
His mum and step-dad didn't let him keep many pets, other than one miniature dragon lizard
, so when he had his own place he pretty much turned it into a zoo.
Her collection - which also includes three Zambian tree frogs, a bearded dragon lizard
, six hermit crabs, a red footed tortoise, a cat called pumpkin and an Egyptian long-eared hedgehog (who lives in the bedroom with her veterinary nurse fiance Craig) - has been swelled by a salmon pink tarantula, four giant African millipedes and a Macleay's spectre stick insect, while their new quarters at the museum awaits completion.
Vicky, who lives in Walker in Newcastle, had to use a hot-water bottle in a rabbit-carrying cage to keep her bearded dragon lizard
Gizmo warm on the train journey to her parents' home in Wakefield.
This eight-month-old bearded dragon lizard
lives with six-year-old Leah McCaffrey in Macmerry, East Lothian.
We have dogs, we have cats, we have a bearded dragon lizard
, we have snakes,'' said Maria Gren, who brought her 6-year-old son, Nicholas, to get a blessing for the newest addition to the Gren menagerie.
Carol Ivory was shocked to find a cream-and-white kitten and a large bearded dragon lizard
had gone missing from her store, Albany Pets in Cardiff.
Bearded dragon lizard
Misty was donated to Tynemouth's Blue Reef Aquarium after her owners were no longer able to look after her.
A BEARDED dragon lizard
was stolen from a Black Country pet shop in broad daylight.
RESTORATION: Friends of Wilton Park in the greenhouse, from left, William Woofenden, Gerry Hird, Rowena Lumb, Derek Roebuck; below, Gerry Hird with a moth and a baby bearded dragon lizard
Pictures by Peter Cottle (PC040510Egreenhouse-01/03/07)
The 36-year-old is the owner of two dogs, five snakes and an exotic bearded dragon lizard
, a creature normally found in Australia.
Evolutionary ecology Dr Devi Stuart-Fox of the University of Melbourne, and colleagues studied the female Lake Eyre dragon lizard
(Ctenophorus maculosus) and found that she displays a bright orange belly and throat during parts of her breeding season, which researchers think is driven by the hormone testosterone.
The collection includes an impressive Bearded Dragon lizard
, a native of Australia which is becoming one of the most popular lizards in the pet trade.
CUTE BUT NOT CUDDLY: Reptile expert Simon Jarvis with a bearded dragon lizard