can bearded dragons eat millipedes

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Millipedes?

Millipedes are myriapod invertebrates that have a body that is elongated that is composed of many different segments which all bear two pairs of legs.

They are part of the class Diplopoda which is one that whose members are characterized by their two pairs of joined legs on most of their body segments. Each of these doubled-legged segments is the result of two single segments which are fused together.

Millipedes do not like the light and choose to live in the soil or under objects such as logs or rocks and stones.

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So can bearded dragons eat millipedes?

Unfortunately they cant eat them as they can’t eat wild insects such as millipedes as there is a risk that they are carrying parasites or other diseases. There are better insects for them to eat.

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