Could this be the Opal of your eye? 13



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This unique central bearded dragon is homeless, and needs someone who can collect him from the RSPCA in Queensland to give him a new home. He has become a Starts at 60 buddy, hoping our readers will reach out and search for the right home for him. Can you help?


ID: 852746

Age: Juvenile

Type: Lizard

Breed: Central Bearded Dragon

Adopt me from: RSPCA QLD, 139 Wacol Station Road, Wacol


About me:

Meet Opal. This little domesticated bearded dragon is looking for a new home. Due to a new partnership between RSPCA Queensland and the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, the RSPCA has been granted appropriate licencing requirements to rehome certain reptiles. This means that now, reptiles like Opal have the opportunity to find a second chance through adoption that may not have been possible in the past.

Opal is only young and has a bit of growing to do. Picking the gender of juvenile reptiles is always tricky and it won’t be until Opal is an adult that sex can be determined. Bearded dragons love to climb so this domesticated reptile will need a secure enclosure with lots to do! They also love to bask in the sun and need to be offered UV lighting to ensure they remain healthy. Generally they prefer to be solitary in their enclosure. They can live for 7 to 12 years. Opal is a sweet dragon and doesn’t mind being handled either!

Adopt Opal from the Brisbane RSPCA Animal Care Campus – 139 Wacol Station Rd, Wacol. Please ensure you have a recreational wildlife permit and details of your enclosure for adoption. Opal is $100 to adopt.

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  1. It would scare my dog. She jumps at a stick insect…. LOL

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    • I wish I had your dog, mine would kill it – our garden is barren of any reptiles or birds as our 2 terriers hunt and kill 🙁

  2. I had one for ages “Swaggie” loved his showers from the hose, the kids and I would catch insects for him. He was a cool pet

  3. Not now but my youngest daughter had one and he lived in the garden come to her call and went straight on her shoulder

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