Basilisco verde (Basiliscus plumifrons), América Central, tiene la capacidad de correr sobre el agua

Plumed or Green Basilisk or Jesus Christ Lizard (Basiliscus plumifrons) - native to Central America

Cuando escuchamos nombrar al basilisco, seguramente nos viene a la memoria la imagen de un animal mitológico del mismo nombre del que se decía que era capa

There are lizards called Jesus Lizards that can walk on water : Speedy Gonzales has nothing on me.

la mayor parte de los reptiles son terrestres. pueden sobrevivir en lugares muy secos gracias a su gruesa piel cubierta  por escamas impermeables. su cuerpo acaba en una cola, tienen cuatro extremidades acabadas en cinco dedos con uñas. toman el oxígeno del aire a través de sus pulmones. son ovíparos y pueden poner sus huevos lejos del agua, tienen una cáscara impermeable que evita que se desequen.

Jet black mangrove pit viper (Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus) from Kaja Choczaj

Basilisk aka Jesus Lizard (so named because it runs over water)

double crested basilisk lizard runs across the water, that's why it's called the Jesus lizard

(via 500px / Photo “Jesus Christ lizard male” by Tom van den Brandt) - animals-of-the-world.tumblr.com

Plumed basilisk, Green or Double-crested Basilisk, or Jesus Christ Lizard - eastern Honduras, through Nicaragua and Costa Rica to western Panama

The plumed basilisk, Basiliscus plumifrons, also called a green basilisk, double crested basilisk, or Jesus Christ lizard, is a species of corytophanid to Latin America.

Plumed Basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons), also called a green basilisk, double crested basilisk, or Jesus Christ lizard, is a species of corytophanid to Latin America.

48-foot snake. I am not really fond of the article calling him a "monster" and showing a picture from the anaconda movie. Let's not encourage the public's fear of snakes, k? Other than that, cool article.

Titanoboa comes back to life! Smithsonian recreates world's biggest snake - a 48-foot predator which ruled Earth after age of dinosaurs

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Plumed basilisk or green basilisk lizard (Basiliscus plumifrons). These lizards can also run on water for a brief period of time, giving them their other name: The Jesus Christ lizard.

Boato – Homens encontram e capturam uma sucuri gigante no Pará. Animal é considerado a maior cobra do mundo.

World's biggest snake Anaconda found in South America. It has killed 257 human beings and 2325 animals. It is 134 feet long and 2067 kgs. Africa's Royal British commandos took 37 days to get it killed.

Basiliscus plumifrons IMG_7004

Basiliscus plumifrons IMG_7004

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