Painted Dragons (Laudakia stellio brachydactyla) are similar to a Bearded Dragon in size, shape and temperament. These Painted dragons are friendly in nature and relatively easy to care for.
Their body is covered in small rough spiky scales. They have an overall grey coloured body with diamond and lateral stripes and blotches that are a pale creamy yellow to rich orange. The tail is mainly yellow to orange with grey bands. During the breeding season, males have a black throat, females have a pale throat. They reach an adult size of 30cm snout to tip of tail, approximately 15cm is snout to vent.
Painted Dragons originate from Southern Israel, Southern Jordan, Northern Saudi Arabia, Sinai and Egypt. They are from desert areas and can be found close to human villages.
|LATIN NAME||Laudakia stellio brachydactyla|
|ADULT SIZE||8-12in (20-30cm)|
|DIET||Insects and Salad|
|TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENTS||26-30C, with a basking site at 32-35C|
|ADULT ENCLOSURE SIZE||48 x 24 x 24 in (120 x 60 x 60 cm)|
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