A question many reptile owners may be asking is, “can bearded dragons eat ants?”
The fast answer is no; bearded dragons can’t eat ants. Due to the toxicity and other issues we’ll cover, it’s not a good idea for your beardie to eat ants.
In this post, we’ll take a look into the reasons you should never feed ants to your bearded dragon.
Is It Safe For Bearded Dragons To Eat Ants?
No, it’s not safe for your bearded dragon to eat ants.
Since they may bite or sting, injecting their formic acid, it’s best not to feed them to your bearded dragon at all.
Are Ants Toxic To Bearded Dragons?
Potentially. Please contact your veterinarian if you notice your beardie acting different.
They’ll be able to assist you and identify the best solution for each particular scenario.
That’s all there is to know about whether or not bearded dragons can eat ants.
Due to the toxicity and the fact they may bite or sting, injecting their formic acid, you shouldn’t feed them to your bearded dragon in any situation.
And remember, you should consult your veterinarian if you find your beardie acting different after eating ants.