BEARDED DRAGON – Finally Caught One!

BEARDED DRAGON – Finally Caught One!


(dramatic music) – Lizard, lizard, lizard. Right there, right there,
right there, right there. He sees us. OK, if it darts, I’m
just going after it, so follow after me, and watch
out for these logs here. – [Mark] Get it?
– [Coyote] Got it. – [Mark] Nice! (upbeat music) – The Australian outback
can truly be hailed as one of the most iconic
landscapes on the planet. And visiting this location
had long been a dream for the Brave Wilderness team. This vast expanse of open
grasslands and arid terrain is home to a plethora
of reptilian species, many of which we hope to get
up close for the cameras. So to have the best
chance of finding them, we traveled far
beyond the city limits of bustling civilization,
and headed westward toward the tiny rural
town of Meandarra. Exploring the outback
requires a bit of experience, so we teamed up with
animal specialists Lockie Gilding and Max Jackson, who own and operate Australian
Wildlife Encounters. Working under their
special permits, we will be spending
peak daylight hours driving the countryside
in search of ideal habitats to explore. There’s something on
the road right there. Once a viable location
was established, the goal was to break trail
into the great unknown, and begin our search
for any species that could be safely presented
in front of the cameras. Guys, so right now
we are out exploring in some backcountry. This is officially
the Australian bush. And it’s very disorienting. I spin in a circle like this, and I bet it looks the
same in every direction. Alright, I’m
disorienting myself. I know that I came though
from that direction, so I’m gonna head back
and meet up with the crew. The bush, as it is so
iconically known in Australia, refers to any sparsely
inhabited region, regardless of vegetation type. And given the fact that we
were well over 300 miles away from any major city, this wilderness could
definitely be considered true Australian bush. Look at that. That’s a wild pig
skull right there. Now these hogs are
feral here in Australia, and I’ll tell you what, you do not wanna run
into one of these out there in the bush. Those tusks will
do a number on you. Wow, pretty cool find. Wish we could keep it, but it’s gonna stay
here in the environment. Alright, let’s keep
going that direction. Deep within the brambles, it would be nearly
impossible to find, let alone pursue any
fast moving reptile, so we made our way
toward a clearing, when all of a
sudden we came upon one of Australia’s most common,
yet iconic, lizard species. Lizard, lizard, lizard. Right there, right there,
right there, right there. – [Mark] I don’t see it, oh. – [Coyote] It’s right
there on that log. – [Mark] I got it, I got it. – I think it’s a bearded dragon, but it’s really dark in color. Can you come up slower? Mario, see if you can zoom
in and get a shot on it. – [Mario] Got him. It is a bearded. – Wow, it’s a lot darker
than I thought they’d be. OK, come on, slow, slow, slow. Oh, oh, oh. He see us. OK, if it darts, I’m
just going after it, so follow after me, and watch
out for these logs here. – [Mark] Get it?
– [Coyote] Got it. – [Mark] Nice! – Woo hoo! Barely even moved. It was like perfectly
camouflaged, and it just said,
OK, you can’t see me. I tell you what, I did see you. That is a bearded
dragon right there. Whoa, whoa, calm down
there buddy, wow. – [Mark] It’s spiky. – It is super spiky. OK, very stark
lighting right here. Let’s kinda duck
down into the shade. I think that’ll be
better for your cameras. And let’s get this lizard
up close for the cameras. Oh man! First lizard of the trip. This is awesome. Whew! Watch your footing
through here, guys. Alright, here’s a good
shady spot up here. Let’s hunker down
and film this scene. There it is, guys, the eastern bearded dragon. Now, let’s talk about where
this lizard gets its name, the bearded dragon. And let me see. Alright, buddy, can you kind
of flare up your beard for us? He’s actually
staying really calm. As you’ll notice,
the temperature, well you guys can’t notice, but what we’re noticing is
that the sun is very hot, but the temperatures are
still very cool in the air. And like all reptiles,
this one is ectothermic, which means that
they’re using the sun to heat up their bodies
so they can head out and hunt for the day. And the bearded dragon
is a diurnal species. And there is the central
variety and the eastern variety. And the big difference there
is that the eastern variety is much darker in coloration, and the interior of
their mouth is yellow, as compared to pink. Alright buddy, can
we see that beard? You guys wanna see
that beard, right? – [Mark] Oh yeah. – Alright, let’s see if I
can kind of tickle his chin. Whoa, starting to puff up
his body a little bit there. Pop out that beard for us. Wow, he’s staying
actually really calm. Look at that, I’m not
even applying any pressure holding onto the body. It’s just chilling out
on my hand right now. OK, you can kinda
see the beard there. Look right underneath the chin. Now when they’re
really aggravated, they will puff up their bodies, and puff up that beard, open up their mouth and display
that yellow interior color. Now, in a sense that’s
aposematic coloration. They are not venomous,
but that bright color, and that (hisses)
sort of display often times will ward off
any potential predators. Now, when I do touch the beard, it’s a bit softer than the
very rough spiny scales on the back of this lizard. Wow, I cannot believe
how calm he’s being. Oh, now it’s trying to take off. There we go, there you go. Now you got the
beard puffed out. Wow! That is one
impressive beard, sir. I think you could probably
win a beard growing contest. And you’ll notice the
very triangular shape of this lizard’s head. That’s one feature that
distinguishes it from many of the lizard species
here in Australia. Now often times you’ll
see them like that, just perched on
the side of a tree, facing downward with
that head protruding out, absorbing the sunlight. – [Mark] Man, I can’t
believe you got one. – I know, and on my
first attempt, as well. I’ll tell you what’s
impressive about this reptile is its claws. Let me kinda just
see if I can get one of its feet out here. Oh, he’s actually missing
a claw on one side. They’re excellent climbers, and often times early in
the morning like this, what they will do is climb
up on the side of a tree or perch out on a log where
they’re absorbing sunlight. And like I said,
it’s an ectotherm, so they rely on the
sunlight to heat up before they head out
and hunt for the day. Actually, I think at this point, he is just using
my hand as a perch. I’ve got him sort of
propped up in the sun there. I think he’s saying to
himself, huh, this is perfect. – [Mark] Is this
normal behavior? I mean that lizard is so calm. – I honestly expected
it to jump off that log and take off, and I’d be
chasing it across the bush, but I think it was relying
more on its camouflage than anything to keep it hidden. Now this is an
opportunistic predator, and they’re primarily feasting on small insects and arachnids, however, they’re omnivorous, which means that if they find
a chance to eat some plants, some berries,
something like that, they will scarf up
that as a meal as well. Look at the length of
this lizard’s tail. Beautiful, right? Now, unlike some lizard species, they’re not able
to detach that tail to help them escape
from predators. And actually if I can, I can actually balance the
lizard by the end of its tail, and keep it on my
hand like that. And that tail is
incredibly spiky. Go ahead, Mark, reach
out there and feel how rough those scales are. And if you run your hand
in the opposite direction, that’s where you
really get ripped up. I’m getting little
lacerations all over my hands just from handling it. – [Mark] I don’t even
think there’s sandpaper that’s that gritty. – [Coyote] Right? – [Mark] Wow. – Let’s look at the
underside of the lizard. The belly is much
softer than its back. Almost like the belly
of a horned lizard. Go ahead and zoom in there. You see those large ear sockets? They have excellent hearing and wonderful eyesight
during the day. This is without question one
of the most iconic species here in Australia. And I know for you guys out
there watching, Coyote Pack, that you have been requesting
a bearded dragon episode for quite some time. And I think it’s really
fitting that our first lizard of this Australian trip just
so happens to be that reptile. Well, this was pretty cool getting the bearded dragon
up close for the cameras. I’m Coyote Peterson. Be brave, stay wild, we’ll see you on
the next adventure. Alright guys, what lizard
are we gonna catch next? Getting to see, let
alone safely catch, and present a bearded dragon has been a goal of
mine for many years. These rugged lizards
define everything that I’ve always
loved about reptiles, and their even keel
demeanor makes them an instant favorite amongst
herpetology enthusiasts. As a team, we do
our best to follow the suggestions of our audience, and if the Coyote
Pack makes a request, especially for something
as safe and fascinating as the iconic bearded dragon, you better believe we were
going to make it happen. What do you think guys? Who has the better beard? Coyote Peterson or
the bearded dragon? (sleigh bells) What’s going on, Coyote Pack? Winter is coming, which means it’s starting
to get cold here in Ohio, and most of us are bundling up. Now, some of us
are wearing fleeces and some of us are from Florida. Yeah, that’s a snow suit. But when it comes to me, I simply layer up by
wearing as many t-shirts as I possibly can. – [Mark] That’s a Brave
Wilderness t-shirt. – That’s right, Mark,
an official Brave
Wilderness t-shirt, which is available
now at the BW store. – [Mark] Whoa, do
people know that we have a Brave Wilderness store? – Well if they
didn’t, they know now. Do you guys wanna see
some of these epic designs that we have ready
for the holidays? – [Mark] Uh, cue the
fashion show montage? – Here we go! (bear growling) OK guys, so you see
this shirt here? This is the gray official
Brave Wilderness logo. I love this one
because it’s resistant in all climates. Now, underneath this
shirt, wait for it. (Coyote yelling in pain) We have the BW logo shirt. You see that? The classic BW symbol that
you’ll often times see on YouTube and up in
the corner on the videos as the watermark. You wanna see the next one? I bet you do. Here we go. – [Marl] The watermark’s on
the other side, by the way. Nope. – Hmm, yeah. (Mark laughs) (frog meowing) See that right there. That’s the Brave Wilderness
logo on a brown shirt. Totally camouflaged
in the environment. Ready for the next one? – [Mark] Whoa, a blue shirt. – Be brave, stay wild,
the blue version. This is absolutely one
of my favorite shirts. See how the orange
really kicks out? This is the opposite
of camouflaged. Blue and orange together
at the same time. Be brave, stay wild,
ready for the next shirt? – [Mark] Let’s do it. – Let’s do it. It’s just like the
blue and orange one, only different colors. Get it? – [Mark] How many
shirts do you have? – It’s an endless
supply of shirts. In fact, we have around
a million designs on the website right now. – [Mark] No, no. – No, not a million designs? How many? – [Mark] Like 12.
– Like 12. 12 is close to a million though. And I’ve got all of
them on right now. (screaming) This is actually a
youth sized extra large. It’s pretty tight, but there are plenty more
where this came from. We’ve got adult
sizes and kid sizes. – [Mark] Wait,
that’s a kid’s shirt? – That’s a kid’s
shirt right there. – [Mark] Alright.
– OK. Now, aside from shirts, you can also buy the
official leather walker Coyote Peterson hat. That’s right, and if
you don’t wanna wear a leather cowboy hat, guess what else we have? Ball caps. Ready? We’ve got the gray one. Check that out. Pretty cool, right? We’ve also got the black one. Check that out. And we’ve also got the blue one, which matches pretty
much everything. Now, aside from hats,
we also have posters! You guys like posters, right? – [Mark] Tour poster. – Now if you don’t
want a poster, we also have the
Brave Adventures book. Looking pretty epic. This is an autographed copy. And aside from that, we’ve also got stickers, lots and lots of stickers. – [Mark] Now, you’re gonna
pick all that up, right? – I’m gonna pick all that up because we don’t wanna
litter in the environment. Guys, right now, all of
the Brave Wilderness elves, who magically look
just like Chance, are hard at work in the
Brave Wilderness factory packing up gifts for all
the good little Coyote Pack boys and girls, so make your way over to
the Brave Wilderness store, and pick something up for
your favorite pack member. Order as soon as you
can so that your gifts show up just in the
time for the holidays. Whew, it’s really
getting cold out here. I better put my shirts back on. (bright holiday music) (wind blowing) If you thought the bearded
dragon was a friendly lizard, make sure to go back
and watch the episode where we get another
spiky looking reptile up close for the cameras,
the horned lizard. And don’t forget, subscribe
so you can join me and the crew on this
season of Breaking Trail. Real cryptic colors that
blend in with all the sand and the rocks.

Randy Schultz

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100 thoughts on “BEARDED DRAGON – Finally Caught One!

  1. joshua cusick says:

    Iv got a bearded dragon

  2. Sara Cannon says:

    I have 3 bearded dragon

  3. Heather Russell says:

    I have a pet beardie named Goji. He is my little baby!

  4. Lukas Agosto says:

    HEY I ALSO HAVE A BEARDED DRAGON!!!

  5. Lukas Agosto says:

    As a pet

  6. W0ke Man says:

    It was just basking and coyote was like yeet

  7. Slenderman’s PROXY says:

    We named our bearded dragon spike

  8. Caden Draiss says:

    Those flys on their hands are bothering me

  9. Emee’s Adventures says:

    Hi coyote I have a question. The other day I was playing on a surf board in a sand bar with my cousins and we were tipping over so I put my finger down and it felt like a needle went into my skin. Then we found an Atlantic mole crab. I wanted to know if the Atlantic mole crab was poisonous or venomous.

  10. 정지민 says:

    Pogona barbatus !!

  11. Atticus Lithgow says:

    I wish my bearded dragon was that color ?

  12. b i t t e r s w e e t l e m o n says:

    wOw tHats oNe iMpReSsiVe BEarD sIr!
    BEaRdiE: why, thank you

  13. calskills- YT says:

    Bro you grabbed and like it was not delicate you took it down bro I have one and would never do that to it

  14. Jasmine Fusilier says:

    I’ve caught a Mediterranean house gecko in my garage

  15. ICY ! says:

    5:40 me coming out of my room after 3 days off watching memes nonstop

  16. gina reid says:

    I have 4

  17. gina reid says:

    He is basking, mine is a lazy potato

  18. Ramel Montana says:

    I was the fly on marks hands

  19. Sea Wolf says:

    I have a pet bearded dragon

  20. THE BAM FAM says:

    Wild bearded dragons are the best!

  21. Tadessa Robertson says:

    I have young dragon that's name is drako

  22. Games4life 702101 says:

    I don’t think u should’ve really tackled the poor bearded dragon ? ?

  23. Its_disapero says:

    Will bearded dragons loose there tail for defense

  24. Nickdaboss77 Nick_lambert77 says:

    I have a fancy bearded dragon and it’s orange and red he’s so cool

  25. Jasier Kratts Fun Finds says:

    I love bearded dragons

  26. vin 950 says:

    that is just creepily calm.. is it sick or something?

  27. Michael Strange says:

    Just came across this vid, thumbs down from me I’m afraid, walking at the pace they walked through the scrub and over that distance when it was ‘first’ spotted the close correspondence between the colour of the lizard and the log it was on would have made it near invisible, so was there some selective editing going on, next they way it was tackled off of the log, great example of how not to handle, easily have broken one of its legs as it attempted to hang on, next all the shouting and yelling, oh and you are not in the ‘outback’ here unless you have in excess of 100 flies on your back and as many trying to get into your mouth when you talk!

  28. James T.J says:

    Please, I've seen boar with teeth a good 2 inches longer than that ones teeth. And bearded dragons aren't really spikey, I had one and he was fringed with spikes but they were soft to the touch, just for intimidation ig, but maybe wild ones are different…I doubt it but maybe.

  29. FARHAN Holmes says:

    This bearded dragon is a paid actor?

  30. Herowebcomics says:

    The bearded dragon's beard is cool, but Coyote's is best!

  31. Ogi the sergal says:

    Bearded Dragon: "Ah, the sun is nice today, hopefully nothing will ruin my day."

    Coyote: Demonic laughter.

  32. Finn Gassner says:

    I have a bearded dragon and their awesome lizards. Good find.

  33. Kayla Fleming says:

    Ollie from daily bumps has a bearded dragon

  34. Xyrres says:

    Just because eastern beardies are naturally darker doesn't mean that's it's normal color like some people keep trying to say in the comments; it's trying to absorb that sweet sweet sun by turning darker.

  35. Ayaan Yaqoob says:

    I have a breaded dragon

  36. Ajthelizard says:

    Omg it’s a lizard that has a beard

  37. Jayrald Ratuita says:

    I have a pet girl bearded dragon she’s very calm

  38. Jayrald Ratuita says:

    Mines is reddish orange

  39. Midnights Star says:

    I had one but it died?

  40. Овдовел Славьте says:

    I have one named camo

  41. Vicki Contino says:

    I own a bearded dragon his name is oden

  42. Try Me says:

    Wish they looked that dark in captivity mine would look albino next to that one haha

  43. Mi Hoy says:

    I own a baby beaded dragon named Sunny! She is always bright and happy. ❤️

  44. Doge the shibe 2 says:

    It’s mad. Stress marks

  45. Gabe Collins says:

    I used to have one of these as a pet for about 3 years the color of its skin was a lot lighter then that ones skin

  46. Yossarian McNulty says:

    So commercial. Typically American. Sell, Sell, and Sell.

  47. Nothing but FunStuff says:

    Man coyotr's eyesight is like a very expensive and high quality zoom lense . . . Hes lucky to have that kind of eyes and this much knowledge of soo many species .

  48. Angryegg007 says:

    Mine is yellow and female great catch!

  49. Puppet with a pencil says:

    I have a bearded dragon my brother named him scales (creative I know) but me and my mom call him kitty

  50. Eeveelution Plush says:

    Very dramatic as in a good thing. Keeps u watching for a loooooooong time! ?

  51. ChuZinkie_Xnl _ says:

    I have a bearded dragon!!! He is much more smaller becuase he’s a baby! I always wanted to see a bearded dragon on the channel and now YAYAYAY

  52. Toby Collins says:

    Do a video with olie on daily bump

  53. Toby Collins says:

    Do a video with olie on daily bump

  54. Bendy Is cool says:

    I have a baby bearded dragon

  55. Jaunita White says:

    I have 2 bearded dragons to I got bit and ther both girls

  56. ZachBoiGuy says:

    The American Steve Irwin

  57. Nich Scarvelli says:

    Just so u know bearded dragons are not all black some are yellowish and orangey

  58. Brant Pascale says:

    my uncle has a bearded dragon, and I'm it's favorite person, it once escaped it's cage, and hissed at one of my uncles three dogs, just to come down stairs and see me after hearing my voice, the dog is not okay mentally and won't go in the room where we keep the bearded dragon

  59. Jayveliesse Korpics says:

    Who else got triggered when he brushed up on the bearded dragons scales.

  60. Fizz Leon says:

    Bearded Dragon vs Bearded Coyote ?

  61. Amy Newman says:

    I have one

  62. Lucie Walker says:

    Awesome stuff!

  63. Alberto Martinez says:

    The bearded dragon has the better beard I am most likely biased because I own a bearded dragon her name is buttercup

  64. Lps Fox says:

    My bearded dragon would just dart off, or bluff out his body and threaten me

  65. Aarav Singh says:

    this guy is a PHONY i have a bearded dragon they arent "excellent" climbers

    GET UR FACTS STRAIGHT Mr. "Brave"

  66. TBNR Moose says:

    My sis has a bearded dragon

  67. melissa lawrence says:

    I have a bearded dragon

  68. Parker Suh says:

    Coyote: ugh I've been looking for a bearded dragon forever

    Tarra darra Bros: hold our beers

  69. L.B vlogs says:

    I had two bearded dragon

  70. Sandra Horton says:

    11:36 what video is that off

  71. Amberleigh Georgewashington says:

    I don't have to catch them I have 2

  72. Steve Collinson says:

    I have a bearded dragon but it's a red leather back not that kind of one

  73. Gacha_ Tuber 89 says:

    Im getting a bearded dragon bc o cried when i had to lrt go my wild blue belly

  74. Lucas Williams says:

    So over dramatic?

  75. Lucas Williams says:

    Bet he likes that Australian bush?

  76. Jaden N. Hernandez says:

    beardie: ah, nothing could get any better tha– *gets grabbed by coyote* HEY WTF?!

  77. XxzedplayzfortnitexX says:

    My dragon charizard is 2 years old and is a great companion

  78. SID DENINO says:

    A black bearded dragon

  79. Nolan Valencia says:

    That is cool

  80. jade Gardener says:

    I have a bearded dragon

  81. Sammy Cat says:

    I hAvE a BeArDi (no one cares (╥﹏╥))

  82. Radek Tůma says:

    Pekna agama Vousatá 3 mám doma

  83. Trayden Baumgartner says:

    Any people on 2019
    ?

  84. Joseph Escobedo says:

    Hi coyote, would you do a episode of a Chinese water dragon.

  85. Penguin .mp5 says:

    He tackled it I kinda feel bad I have one at home her name is fefe

  86. Penguin .mp5 says:

    It changes its color to black to absorb more heat it is normally yellow orange and a brownish

  87. Antjehh Jamillabaidoufan says:

    I have one

  88. Macauley Heffernan says:

    This dragon is black because when they are cold they turn black to help absorb heat, and his "Beard" is black and puffs out because he was threatened, and opened his jaws to warn Coyote "Watch out, you come close and I will bite!" I didn't watch the whole video, so if he said this I am not trying to copy anyone, this is just a short summary of why that Bearded Dragon is black
    is black.

  89. April’s Adventure says:

    Why are you letting the Bearded Dragon go can you keep a wild Bearded Dragon????? 🙂 ?

  90. Dinosaur Cactus .-. says:

    Yunno I caught a bearded dragon once… it was at a place called petsmart…

  91. Preasley Toney says:

    I have a bearded dergan

  92. Victor Egelund says:

    None my bearded dragon has the best beard its not black like the otter bearded dragon and you but its skin color beard try beat it

  93. Avery Fleming says:

    For being wild, I am really surprised how tame the bearded dragon is. He was a little aggressive, but for it to be that chill is very rare

  94. The three Amigos Paul says:

    I have one

  95. Sam Collins says:

    I don't know why but I hated this video based on how you tackled it and wouldn't let it go, guess having one makes you more sensitive to how stress effects them

  96. Luke De Medeiros says:

    Great video

  97. John Mooers says:

    I use to have a bearded dragon till it died

  98. Curlyhunny says:

    You could’ve just bought one lol

  99. KillerBvideos says:

    I have a bearded dragon just like that one

  100. Just a Person with a sad cat profile picture says:

    I have a pet bearded dragon named Bubba.

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