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Not Sure (2 days ago)
I just got a baby one a couple weeks ago. I’m already super attached to him. He’ll sleep anywhere and he’s so chill around my giant dog. He also closes his eyes and relax whenever I pet him. So cuuuute
King Savion (5 days ago)
Did that lizard just chirp
Anthony Burtner (6 days ago)
There amazing pets
Anthony Burtner (6 days ago)
I already have one
April Bagwell (14 days ago)
I have 2 of those!!
Exploration F (18 days ago)
in Florida we have brown anoles, they do the exact same thing, males fight and size up, they all climb fence post, the males change to a dark color, and puff out colorful things from their throats, bobbing their heads up and down.
Tina Schmidt (1 month ago)
he mentions seven cool facts about bearded dragons but he didn't mention their horrific stenchy poo and the fact they will poop everywhere and anywhere, especially outside their tank/cage because they want to keep their domain clean. So beware, anyone getting a beardy! The consolation is many can be poddy trained pretty much like a dog. Teach them where to go and eventually they will - but that's no guaranty they won't poop on you anyway!
Lizo Sampson (2 months ago)
2:02 is so small and cute
Lizo Sampson (2 months ago)
I’ve got one he’s called budley and he’s always yellow and bobs his head quite a bit
Thea Montijo (2 months ago)
so darn cute and funny at the same darn time 😂 1:44
Gerard Murray (2 months ago)
Great video. Would love to have one as a pet. But just wouldn't have the time to keep it entertained
Lily Kristen (3 months ago)
1:06 left corner😂
Andromeda The Lizard (3 months ago)
Yusss! We beardies are doing pretty good! hehe
Charles Scamman (3 months ago)
0:51 monitor videobomb jumps in frame
Instinct 97 (3 months ago)
What should I name my dragon?
Patrick Nasrallah (3 months ago)
I have one
mango juice ! (3 months ago)
1:45 "they will throw that..." Dragon)"No, stop that. Wut r u doin boi?"
Dee (3 months ago)
I love these little guys, I have one and she's such a sweetheart.
Kaja Dionne (4 months ago)
I like jungle bob
Kaja Dionne (4 months ago)
My body see the lizard falling at :50 ?
Eli Bryant (4 months ago)
De great jagras
Kangaroo Kru (4 months ago)
1:00-1:06 that one lizard in the back like HEY WACHA DOIN OVER THERE
Gaming She _Wolf (4 months ago)
I love howcast
Doodles 321 (4 months ago)
Look at the animal in the background 😂 2:03 Also it’s tough looks like a blob of gelly 😃
YOSHI EXCLUSIVE (4 months ago)
Bearded Dragon goes Crazy 😂😂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFltC7QN1rc
Nakamura Michiko (4 months ago)
welp, I want one, but I don't want worms in my house, so I guess i'm not getting one.
Nakamura Michiko (4 months ago)
BUT, cool facts *thumbs up*
spuder shotgun (4 months ago)
What species is this cuz i think mine is the same?
XxshadowysnowxX (4 months ago)
0:53 the lizard squeaked? Lol
Allyson Benblatt (4 months ago)
Kinda funny when he tries to grab the baby dragon cuz it didn't want to be picked up by him but ran onto him instead...lol
youCanCallMEMadProFessor (4 months ago)
Who else is watching this with their bearded dragon?
Valintine Gamezzz (4 months ago)
I keep in watching the one in the back idc y lol
Min3craft Angel (5 months ago)
The thumbnail looks EXACTLY like my beardie I got two days ago ♥
Nilbog Impala (5 months ago)
Very informative and cute reptiles
Too cute
I_Luv _Brownies_123 (5 months ago)
my bearded dragon is named Thorn. she is soooooo cute
Anthony Mould (5 months ago)
That dragon wants to leave so bad tho 1:58
BearMan (5 months ago)
Jungle bob
Videos with Emily (5 months ago)
The monitor in the back ground
Jordan Ellis (5 months ago)
0:50 lizard falls
Jr Varela (5 months ago)
Number 8 .... Bearded interested heated rock for sleep
streaky wolf3d (5 months ago)
who saw this at 2018
Ash mvanz (5 months ago)
panda Girl (5 months ago)
When he touched the bearded dragons neck and it licked him lol
Momma Herp (5 months ago)
The lizard in the background is DYING to get out hahaha. It's so funny!
Emilea DiGrino (5 months ago)
I just adopted a baby bearded dragon and I noticed that he has leopard like spots on its belly. His belly is also grey. Can someone please help
NightRoseThorn (5 months ago)
Emilea DiGrino vet is your best bet
Sally W (5 months ago)
When I get my beardie all I can imagine is her looking at my other pets like they are the most amazing thing in the world
Chase S (5 months ago)
1:05 is my favorite time
Hyun-Sook Cho (5 months ago)
0:56, background reptile “I want some mealworms!!”
Orange Fanta (5 months ago)
I sub you you sub me
2TwinTiaraTeam LPS (6 months ago)
The correct way to say "platapuses" is platipi
2TwinTiaraTeam LPS (6 months ago)
Oops bad spelling...
UK NEWS (6 months ago)
sound like to me Bearded Dragons are smarter than humans
Crushed Belette (6 months ago)
Seriously the reptile in the background made me laughed so hard AHAHAH
KKcreate Create! (6 months ago)
IF this comment can get 500 likes and 150 comments I'll get one.
Ragen Eddins (6 months ago)
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Goonmize The Mod Author (6 months ago)
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Tom S (6 months ago)
nothing i didnt know in this video, but thumbs up for beardies! best pet ever!
Himeros (6 months ago)
Bearded Dragons: "Nice, the giant human is talking to himself again, which means worm fest!!!!"
LiveLaughElizabeth (6 months ago)
I should have used these facts in my video!!! Thank you for this so informative and in a fun way! :)
Daniel Rogers (6 months ago)
lol the lizard in the background at 0:50 is just like "wassup can I have a worm too?"
PikachuGamr 5000 (6 months ago)
Thats not how you pick up a bearded dragon. You slide your hand under its front arms and support its belly and arms so it doesnt flail. You just hold it with it resting on your hand/arm.
Basil Nevaeh Films (6 months ago)
LOL its my class pet TJ XD
The Bryan Show (6 months ago)
Do a leopard gecko video
Easton Hammond (6 months ago)
0:50 the lizard in the back just falls
Bearded Dragon (6 months ago)
that face is so delicious ...mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
It’s Katelyn ya bish (6 months ago)
I’m getting a bearded dragon soon the terrarium is HUGE I could fit in it. By the way am I the only one who noticed the kimono dragon in the back it was hilarious
ShadowStrike 143 (6 months ago)
Its not platypuss its platypy
The dragon in you backround is going crazy
Pheonix105 (6 months ago)
1:00-1:05 lizard in the backround be like “help me” lol🤣
Dakota Alexander (6 months ago)
I miss my dragon
Ash Rod (7 months ago)
bradley george (7 months ago)
he must be an expert with Jungle as his first name
Mou Tus (7 months ago)
I have a lepord gecko
Hunter Ginnis (7 months ago)
Do bearded Dragens eat gegos
NightRoseThorn (7 months ago)
Hunter Ginnis gegos?
The DIY (7 months ago)
I am
Clark Talbot (7 months ago)
I heard that 2 grown males will attempt to rip each other's limbs off, and only in very very VERY rare cases will they get along.
Fresh_Confident _Mindset (7 months ago)
https://youtu.be/OaYsTKjlpgI look how fast mine moved when it was little
Nuria Lopez (7 months ago)
I have a beared dragen
MC CJ (7 months ago)
900th commen
Iking Hydra (7 months ago)
I have two bearded dragons
BossNick321 XD (7 months ago)
I already have one
Isa Andrade (7 months ago)
peep the lizard in the back begging to be taken out! I love my bearded dragon Penelope soooooo much and I would never do anything to harm her 😊
Jennifer Deitchman (7 months ago)
I gust got one
Da- Boys (7 months ago)
Lol who saw that lizard fall at 0:50
Aaron Kennedy (8 months ago)
Wow! A real dragon!
aSwaggySquirrel (8 months ago)
1:45 *Oi can you not Fam*
aSwaggySquirrel (8 months ago)
1:07 "Bearded Dragons are LARGELY *PROTECTED NOW* -"
aSwaggySquirrel (8 months ago)
0:51 *Wassup Nerds?*
Chilli&noodle Moore (8 months ago)
0:50the latest zard in the backroung look out bellllllow
Jason Bump (8 months ago)
Is that a monitor in the background?
BaconHair King101 (8 months ago)
I have a question is it OK to put a male and female together in a terrarium
NightRoseThorn (7 months ago)
Adults shouldn't normally be housed together and males and females will breed.
Chunky Cheeto (7 months ago)
BaconHair King101 yes and 2 female together r ok too
Dayday cabana (8 months ago)
Platypie u mean English is weird
Riley the pokemon master (8 months ago)
I just got a new bearded dragon. He's name is norbert (yes I named it after hagrid's dragon). I love him so much allready
Nathan Orwoll (8 months ago)
Tennessee tornado (8 months ago)
Who wants one who's with me
KingFang (9 months ago)
My bearded dragon is tamed
Jack Childers (9 months ago)
there the best!
juluanekkowalik Kowalik (9 months ago)
I have one
TYLERACTSOUT (9 months ago)
0:50 why hello there

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