Do Bearded Dragons Like Music? – The Positive Effects
This may not be a common question you would first think of in relation to bearded dragons. Im sure there are many other questions rather than, do bearded dragons like music. However there are some interesting findings from this question which I will take you through in this article.
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There are many people who like to play their bearded dragons music and have seen many benefits from doing so. It’s believed that music can help a bearded dragons with stress, depression and sleeping patterns. Calming acoustic music for bearded dragons is thought to be best as the vibrations are slower and less aggressive the other music.
Naturally bearded dragons do enjoy exploring new surroundings. Pet bearded dragons do not always get the opportunity to do this often, which can sometimes cause depression and stress. When a bearded dragons is stressed, they sometimes show this through a change in colour of their skin. Or more specifically, stress markings. These stress markings are usually dark lines which run along the under belly of a bearded dragon.
In many cases, playing soft music to a bearded dragon will reduce the marking to almost non existent with in 30 minutes. Acoustic guitar music is thought to be the best stress release for a bearded dragon as the vibrations are soothing to their ear drums. Many people believe that bearded dragons like this type of music as it creates some urgency in their curiosity. People have stated their bearded dragons become more active after playing soft music to them for roughly 15 – 30 minutes.
This also have positive results of feeding. When stress bearded dragons will commonly stop eating. They are stubborn eaters at the best if times, but when stressed its almost impossible to get them to eat. Like I said, music is thought to de-stress a bearded dragon and make them become more active. Becoming more active, and exerting more energy will no doubt give your bearded dragon an appetite again. Let them out their enclosure to explore new surroundings in your home. They also enjoy the warmth of human touch and will commonly just sit on parts of your body very comfortably