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Common Basilisk - Basiliscus basiliscus (juvenile) Manuel Antonio NP, Costa Rica. Basiliscus basiliscus,Common Basilisk,Costa Rica,Geotagged,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Common Basilisk - Basiliscus basiliscus (juvenile)

Manuel Antonio NP, Costa Rica.

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  1. Bigfoot. Nice shot Posted 11 months ago

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The Common Basilisk is a lizard found in Central and South American rainforests near rivers and streams.The basilisk is part of the corytophanid family. It is also known as the Jesus Lizard, Jesus Christ Lizard, or ''Lagarto de Jesus Cristo'' for its ability to run on the surface of water.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Aug 29, 2021. Captured Apr 17, 2014 17:14 in Park Trail, Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/5.7
  • 10/10000s
  • ISO640
  • 160mm