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Breeding and genetics

 

An in depth look at breeding Pogona vitticeps.

Bearded dragons must be one of the easiest reptile species to breed in captivity. There is whole lot of good information on how to breed bearded dragons on the internet. I will try to discuss more scientific topics and share facts that is not readily available on the internet.

 

I will update this page as time goes on… For now have a look at some of these interesting photos. All photos are copyright protected.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hemipenis

Foto of engorged hemipenis. This male mounted a female but could not achieve intromission. Note the ‘sperm plug’ and semen flowing from the testis (intra-abdominal) through the seminal groove to the tip of the hemipenis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spermatozoa

Semen evaluation. 100x and 1000x magnification of dragon sperm.