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Old 12-02-2004, 12:06 AM   #1
fender7819
The strange one

My beardie keeps moving his two front arms/legs in a circular motion. I think hes stretching. It looks like hes waving to you when he does it, What is he doing?
 
Old 12-02-2004, 11:44 AM   #2
Vince
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Mine do that all the time. Mostly when basking. Im not sure the exact motivation behind arm waveing , but I do know it is completly normal.
 
Old 12-02-2004, 01:06 PM   #3
Mark and Aimee
Arm waving in juveniles (and sometimes adults) is submissive behaviour. It is caused by intimidation by something larger or scarier than the waver (sometimes, it is the little dragon's reflection in the glass...).

It is a normal behaviour. It is just another part of the somewhat complex array of communication behaviours that Bearded Dragons possess. Not too long, you'll begin to see pushups, bearding, flattening, circling, bobbing, etc.
 
Old 12-02-2004, 07:44 PM   #4
MR_Jungle_Mist
Wax on....wax off....wax on...wax off...
 
Old 12-03-2004, 08:12 PM   #5
Momtothezoo
One of mine does that too, I think it is waving.
 
Old 12-05-2004, 10:31 PM   #6
CheriS
Totally normal, this is why they are often called the "tata" lizards in Australia, that was the name that the aborigines gave them before they were officially described and scientifically named

Tata= goodbye
 

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