can bearded dragons eat skittles

Can bearded dragons eat skittles?

Skittles is a brand of fruit-flavoured sweets, currently produced and marketed by the Wrigley Company, a division of Mars, Inc.

Skittles consist of hard sugar shells imprinted with the letter “S”. The interior consists mainly of sugar, corn syrup, and hydrogenated palm kernel oil along with fruit juice, citric acid, and natural and artificial flavors.

The confectionery has been sold in a variety of flavor collections, such as Tropical, Wild Berry, Dessert, and Sour. (source)

So can bearded dragons eat skittles at all?

Unfortunately, they cant at all. They are far too sweet for them and will harm them if eaten. If one happens to eat a skittle then do monitor your dragon for any ill effects and consider taking veterinary advice.

For more foods that bearded dragons can and can’t eat, check out our bearded dragon food list.