||Two years old|
||Mountain Horned Dragon|
||Crossett, Arkansas, USA|
bought Rhea as a girl before I knew a lot about them, hence the girl name.
He is my second Mountain Horned Dragon I have owned. I always loved lizards
and always wanted one. I never knew they existed until I saw them in the pet
store. I googled the care sheet and decided to take the first one home.
Unfortunately he passed away, I got Rhea about a month before he passed. Rhea
has been a spitfire and full of personality, he went to a presentation with
me and let an entire first grade at my daughter's school pet him (that's well
over 100 kids), he was so patient and calm. He never flared up until we got
out at the house and it was raining!
I like to bring more awareness about the little lizards, they make wonderful
pets! Not a lot is known about them, they thrive in temperatures between
74-78, high humidity, and have to have movement from food and water to eat or
drink . So mine have a waterfall/air stone for water and eat live insects
right out of my hand. Rhea has two little cage mates named Loki and Pandora.
They are arboreal lizards. So they usually climb, a favorite place being on
top of my head or the top of the curtains. Devon does change colors depending
on mood, so the photos are all the same animal. He is full grown, and he is
one of the smaller subspecies of Acanthosaura. I can roughly guess he is
about five in from nose to vent (not including his long tail, which he sometimes wiggles!
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