can bearded dragons eat ticks

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Ticks?

Ticks are blood-sucking arthropods that are small in stature and are related to scorpions, mites and scorpions. There are many different types of tick and each feeds on the blood of different animals.

So can bearded dragons eat ticks at all?

They are much too small to be fed to them, but there may be an occasion that they are eaten accidentally due to being attacked by a tick. If a bearded dragon happens to swallow a tick it may do them a lot of harm and you may need to visit a vet. So yes they are bad for them to eat.

Image “Ixodus ricinus 5x” by Richard Bartz – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Commons

 

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