Temperature responses of bearded dragons

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Temperature responses of bearded dragons

Postby kingofnobbys » Tue May 23, 2017 4:01 am


For information .

Refer to more details and citation list to "MORPHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE SQUAMAT"
Philip C. Withers & James E. O’Shea

Preferred body temperatures data from Wilson , the Preferred Body Temperature (PBT) for Bearded Dragons is 35oC (95oF).
Their Preferred Optimum Temperature Range (POTR the range of temperature needed to maintain normal body functions) is 35oC to 39oC ie (95oF to 102oF).

Relationships between PBT and ambient temperature from Mumford.

Behaviours based on ambient temperature from Thompson.

Similar temperature responses for CBDs and Rankins.
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Re: Temperature responses of bearded dragons

Postby CooperDragon » Tue May 23, 2017 9:05 am

It's nice to have some solid data about this. Thanks!
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