How Much Do You really Know?

How Much Do You really Know?

What is the scientific name of the bearded dragon species most commonly kept as pets, and what specific thermoregulation behavior do they exhibit to regulate their body temperature?


The scientific name of the most commonly kept pet bearded dragon is Pogona vitticeps. They exhibit a thermoregulation behavior called "basking," where they position themselves under a heat source to absorb warmth. Additionally, they may perform "gaping," where they open their mouths to release excess heat.

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