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Lagarto de Jesus Cristo

Basiliscus basiliscus

Description:

This 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.

Habitat:

Central America rainforest.

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 18, 2011
Submitted on Oct 16, 2011

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