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Basilisk in Southeastern Costa Rica

This lizard is also known as the Jesus Christ Lizard because he "walks on water." This one was on a branch above the water. They move very quickly! (EXPLORE - January 21, 2009)

 

Photo used with my permission by in Thailand IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) in Thailand for a public service announcement to promote Biodiversity.

 

Taken with Nikon D300 and Sigma 120-300 f2.8 lens at 300mm and f2.8.

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Taken on December 29, 2008