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Plumed Basilisk

Basiliscus plumifrons


Basilisks are also known as “Jesus Christ Lizards” due to their ability to run over water surfaces for distances up to 20 metres. They mostly feed on plants, but are omnivorous and eat insects, small mammals and lizards.


Spotted in a mangrove swamp near Parrita, Costa Rica

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Provincia Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 23, 2018
Submitted on Apr 30, 2018

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