All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Basilisk Lizard</b>"Lagartija Jesucristo"<em>Basiliscus basiliscus</em>Quepos, Costa RicaMarch 1, 2011These strange lizards are known as "Jesus Christ Lizards" because of their ability to run across the surface of water when they are fri...
Basilisk Lizard
"Lagartija Jesucristo"
Basiliscus basiliscus
Quepos, Costa Rica
March 1, 2011

These strange lizards are known as "Jesus Christ Lizards" because of their ability to run across the surface of water when they are frightened. This lizard was on a tree at a restaurant where we ate lunch one day.

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