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The Secret Life of Meal Worms

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Quite a few of us have fed mealworms to our reptiles at various times, but most bearded dragon owners are entirely disconnected from the process. Mealworms are actually the larval form of the darkling beetle, and their life cycle is a process that shows off a lot of the awesome metamorphosis that can happen in more complex arthropods. If you've fed your bearded dragon superworms, then you may be somewhat familiar.  Superworms are related to mealworms.  But contrary to what many people think, they are not the same.   In the Beginning Mealworms begin life as an egg of course. The darkling...

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