Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Glenn meets salad

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Glenn ponders his vegetable salad.
How do you sell the idea of eating vegetables to a Centralian bearded dragon?

Bearded dragons are omnivores, although it appears no one has told Glenn that. He will run across his enclosure for a cricket or mealworm, but remains less excited about carrots and leafy greens. Apparently, around 20 per cent of a juvenile beardie’s diet should be made up of vegies.


I decided to make little G a salad using some chopped leafy greens and carrots, along with some commercial bearded dragon pellets. 

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Glenn watches me watching him watch his salad. You may also note that his tail is healing well following surgery.

And yes, I did need to add some mealworms so some of the following images do contain those, although there are no images of worms being eaten as such.

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Glenn shows interest in the salad. You can see a mealworm in this view.
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Glenn spots something moving in the salad.
Glenn takes a bite.

2 comments:

  1. Hey Anne, did you make yourself a salad at the same time (sans mealworms)?

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