Female juvenile special needs Rankins dragon. Just like #1-Female. This poor girl hatched out with Muscular Dystrophy but her symptoms are much more mild than #1's symptoms. You can see in the photos she is also missing a tiny bit of the length of her tail and half the length of her fingers on her right hand. Muscular Dystrophy is a debilitation neuromuscular disease. Much like MD in humans, rankins and Bearded Dragons with MD experience progressive muscle weakness and loss of muscle mass. Dragons with MD struggle to move their limbs properly. This usually is a progressive desease (some can progress very slowly and still live a decently long life happily). Very little information about MD in dragons is known, but findings suggest Dragons with MD are not in any pain and can still live a very happy life.  As you can see in the photos of her one of the symptoms of MD is the way she folds her arms in when picked up. When she is put down she stays folded up for a couple of minutes and then unfolds and often holds herself up properly and looks like a normal rankins most of the time when resting. Like #1 she is hunting her crickets and eating her veggies on her own and also does climb her climbing log. She still has a love for life and therefore I do not see a need for her to be put down. She is quite calm tempered and very patient when being picked up and handled.  She would do best in a smaller enclosure with minimal climbing decor (not too tall of climbing structures) .  There is a $40 adoption fee for her. If you would like to know more about her or MD feel free to send me an email.  :) 

#2-Female-Special Needs


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