Reptiles like to flex a little muscle

Every now and then my bearded dragon decides that it is high time to flex a little muscle and jumps around his cage for a few hours head bobbing and cocking his head. 

It turns out that my lizard has a reason to exercise…he was showing off.

A group of U.S. Researchers in Puerto Rico studying Anole the lizards, discovered that lizards perform exercises such as push ups and head bobbing in low-visibility conditions to gain the attention of the lizards they wanted to send a territorial message to.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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