Journey Through Costa Rica - giordanoMEDIA

Jesus Christ Lizard

On Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, a brown basilisk (Basilliscus vittatus) perches atop a tree. These reptiles are often referred to as the Jesus Christ Lizard due to their ability to sprint impressive distances on the surface of water.

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