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Brown Basilisk

Basiliscus vittatus


Native to Mexico, Central America and adjacent northwestern Colombia. They live in tropical dry and moist forests preferring areas with dense vegetation near the bodies of water.


A Brown Basilisk or Jesus Christ Lizard, a.k.a. Striped Basilisk, a.k.a. Common Basilisk that likes to hang out in my hibiscus. One of the MANY introduced species of lizards in South Florida. It felt like posing for some nice pics this morning.

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surekha 9 months ago

The perfect spot she finds for posing :) Very beautiful!

armadeus.4 9 months ago

Awesome pics Livan. Quite the cool character here! Thank you for sharing 🙂

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Miami, Florida, United States

Spotted on May 30, 2022
Submitted on May 30, 2022

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