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Stripped Basilisk

Basiliscus vittatus

Description:

Photo take at my backyard small basilisk (juvenile) moves on top of the leafs looking for sunlight , this one will grow up to 1 mt long some day. Smaller basilisks can run about 10-20 metres on the water without sinking. Young basilisks can usually run farther than older ones.

Habitat:

They are native of México, Panama, Belize, northwestern Colombia and Costa Rica, but have been introduced in U.S.


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2 Comments

Thanks Janson ! this one just disappear in one second between one shot and the other.

jansonjones
jansonjones a year ago

A wee youngster! Very cool. Their speed still astonishes me.

Mexico

Lat: 20.85, Long: -86.88

Spotted on Jun 15, 2012
Submitted on Jun 15, 2012

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