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Plumed basilisk (male)

Basiliscus plumifrons

Description:

Plumed basilisks are bright green with small bluish spots along the dorsal ridge. These lizards may grow up to 3 ft (1 m) in length (most of which is tail), with an average length of about 2 ft (0.6 m). Males have three crests: one on the head, one on their back, and one on the tail. The females, however, only have one crest, on the head.

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Plumed Basilisk - male
Basiliscus plumifrons Plumed basilisk


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9 Comments

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 5 years ago

Y es is really cool

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 5 years ago

Thank you Jill. Im glad you like it

JillBlack
JillBlack 5 years ago

Great spotting love the crests looks prehistoric

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 5 years ago

Thank you both :)

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 years ago

Geat photography!

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 5 years ago

Awesome!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 5 years ago

So do I. Is the best shot i have taken of a basilisk

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

i love these guys!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 5 years ago

Thank you very much for all your help Joshua

Ismael Chaves
Spotted by
Ismael Chaves

Heredia, Costa Rica

Spotted on May 30, 2015
Submitted on May 30, 2015

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